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Nakhon Phanom University

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Founded in 2005, the Nakhon Phanom University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Nakhon Phanom (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation of Thailand, Nakhon Phanom University (NPU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational Thai higher education institution. Nakhon Phanom University (NPU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 18-year-old Thai higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 50-59% making this Thai higher education organization an averagely selective institution. NPU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Nakhon Phanom University's Control Typepublic


Nakhon Phanom University's Entity Typenon-profit


Nakhon Phanom University' Size by Total Enrollmentmedium-sized


Nakhon Phanom University's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateaveragely selective

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) มหาวิทยาลัย นครพนม
Acronym NPU
Founded 2005
Motto Bringing International Standard Education to your doorstep
Colours Gold
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University Location

Address 103 Moo 3 Chayangkol Road, Tambol Khamtao, A.Muang
Nakhon Phanom
48000 Nakhon Phanom
Nakhon Phanom University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Nakhon Phanom University Phone Number +66 (42) 532 477-8
Nakhon Phanom University Fax Number +66 (42) 532 479

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Nakhon Phanom University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Nakhon Phanom University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Nakhon Phanom University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Nakhon Phanom University.

Nakhon Phanom University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Nakhon Phanom University's admission information.

Nakhon Phanom University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Nakhon Phanom University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Nakhon Phanom University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Nakhon Phanom University's acceptance rate range is 50-59% making this institution an averagely selective higher education institution.

Nakhon Phanom University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Nakhon Phanom University's Admission Office Admission Office

103 Moo 3 Chayangkol Road, Tambol Khamtao A.Muang
Nakhon Phanom 48000
(42) 53-2477-8

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Nakhon Phanom University.

Nakhon Phanom University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Nakhon Phanom University has an enrollment range of 9,000-9,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.

Nakhon Phanom University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 600-699 academic employees (Faculty).

Nakhon Phanom University's Control Type Control Type

Nakhon Phanom University is a public higher education institution.

Nakhon Phanom University's Entity Type Entity Type

Nakhon Phanom University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Nakhon Phanom University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Nakhon Phanom University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Nakhon Phanom University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Nakhon Phanom University's main facilities:

Nakhon Phanom University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library.

Nakhon Phanom University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Nakhon Phanom University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Nakhon Phanom University's main services:

Nakhon Phanom University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Nakhon Phanom University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Nakhon Phanom University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Nakhon Phanom University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Nakhon Phanom University's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Nakhon Phanom University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Nakhon Phanom University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation of Thailand

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Free Online Courses

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