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Khon Kaen University

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world rank

741

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Overview

Established in 1964, Khon Kaen University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Khon Kaen (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Nong Khai. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Thailand, Khon Kaen University (KKU) is a very large (enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Khon Kaen University (KKU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 53 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Thai higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. KKU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name มหาวิทยาลัยขอนแก่น
Acronym KKU
Founded 1964
Motto We build future global citizens
Colours Red clay
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Location


Address 123 Mitraparb Road, Muang
Khon Kaen
40002 Khon Kaen
Thailand
Population range 50,000-249,999
Phone +66 (43) 202 059
Fax +66 (43) 202 059
Other locations Nong Khai
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Khon Kaen University for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


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

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Khon Kaen University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office 123 Bureau of Academic Administration and Development
Khon Kaen 40002
Phone +66 4334 7486

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Khon Kaen University's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Khon Kaen University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Khon Kaen University for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Ministry of Education, Thailand


Year of first Accreditation

1966


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Medical Council of Thailand (MCT)
  • Thailand Nursing and Midwifery Council (TNMC)
  • The Dental Council
  • Engineering Institute of Thailand (EIT)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Khon Kaen University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Austria South East Asia University Network (ASEA-UNINET)
  • Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP)


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