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: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: 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 officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 52 years old HE 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.