National University of Laos

country rank  1
world rank  7871

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University Overview

Established in 1996, National University of Laos is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Vientiane (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Vientiane Prefecture. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Laos, National University of Laos (NUOL) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. National University of Laos (NUOL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 23 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym NUOL
Founded 1996

University Location

Address DongDok Campus, Xaythany District
Vientiane (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
01080 Vientiane Prefecture
T +856 (21) 770 720
F +856 (21) 770 381

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Main Campus of Dong Dok, Xaythany District
Vientiane 01080
+856 21 770 720

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to National University of Laos's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Laos

Memberships and Affiliations

  • ASEAN University Network (AUN)

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020