Khon Kaen University

Khon Kaen University Ranking

country rank: 6
world rank: 1151

University Overview

Khon Kaen University ranking, founded in 1964, is a non-profit public higher-education school situated in the tiny city of Khon Kaen’s urban environment (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Nong Khai is home to a branch campus of this university. Khon Kaen University world ranking (KKU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational Thai higher education institution that is officially recognized by Thailand’s Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research, and Innovation. Khon Kaen University (KKU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 56-year-old Thai university has a rigorous admission process based on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and ratings. The admission rate ranges from 0% to 10%, making this Thai higher education school very exclusive. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. KKU also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

Khon Kaen University Ranking

University Identity

Name Khon Kaen University
Acronym KKU
Founded 1964
Motto Knowledge, Virtues, Wisdom
Colours Red clay

University Location

Address 123 Mitraparb Road, Muang Khon Kaen 40002 Khon Kaen Thailand
Tel +66 (43) 202 059
Fax +66 (43) 202 059
Other locations Nong Khai

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office 123 Bureau of Academic Administration and Development Khon Kaen 40002 4334 7486

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL) ASEAN European Academic University Network (ASEA-UNINET) Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP)

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