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Chulalongkorn University

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Established in 1917, the Chulalongkorn University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Bangkok (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation of Thailand, Chulalongkorn University (CU) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational Thai higher education institution. Chulalongkorn University (CU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 106-year-old Thai higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CU 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


Chulalongkorn University's Control Typepublic


Chulalongkorn University's Entity Typenon-profit


Chulalongkorn University' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized


Chulalongkorn University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) จุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัย
Acronym CU
Founded 1917
Motto Knowledge with Virtue
Colours Pink
Mascot Rain Tree
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University Location

Address 254 Phyathai Road, Pathumwan
10330 Bangkok
Chulalongkorn University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Chulalongkorn University Phone Number +66 (2) 218 3126
Chulalongkorn University Fax Number +66

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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 Chulalongkorn 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 Chulalongkorn 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 Chulalongkorn 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 Chulalongkorn University.

Chulalongkorn University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Chulalongkorn University's admission information.

Chulalongkorn University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Chulalongkorn University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

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

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Chulalongkorn University's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Chulalongkorn University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Chulalongkorn University has more than 1000 international students and invites uniRank visitors to check the link below:

  • For more information about Undergraduate Admissions, international students can visit:

    Chulalongkorn University's Admission Office Admission Office

    Office of Academic Affairs Chulalongkorn University, Chamchuri 5 Building, 6 fl.
    Bangkok 10330
    (2) 218 0201

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

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

Chulalongkorn University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Chulalongkorn University has an enrollment range of 35,000-39,999 students making it a very large-sized institution.

Chulalongkorn University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 3,000-3,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Chulalongkorn University's Control Type Control Type

Chulalongkorn University is a public higher education institution.

Chulalongkorn University's Entity Type Entity Type

Chulalongkorn University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Chulalongkorn University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Chulalongkorn University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Chulalongkorn University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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

Chulalongkorn University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Chulalongkorn University's Library

Chulalongkorn University's Housing University Housing

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

Chulalongkorn 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 Chulalongkorn University's main services:

Chulalongkorn 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.

Chulalongkorn University provides financial aid in the form of scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students. The available scholarships are as follows:

  1. Scholarships for Undergraduate Students are available for the following faculties:

    • Faculty of Architecture
    • Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy
    • Faculty of Communication Arts
    • Faculty of Economics
    • Faculty of Engineering
    • Faculty of Psychology
    • Faculty of Science
    • School of Integrated Innovation
  2. Scholarships for Graduate Students are available for the following graduate divisions:

    • Graduate School (Education Scholarships)
    • Graduate School (Research Scholarships)

In addition to the above scholarships, the Office of Academic Affairs organizes the Graduate Scholarship Program for ASEAN and Non-ASEAN Countries and The Second Century Fund (C2F) scholarships. Please visit for more information

Chulalongkorn University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Chulalongkorn University has not provided us with a list of exchange programs and/or countries where to study abroad when enrolled at their institution but invites all uniRank visitors to check out the following relevant links:

  • Chulalongkorn University provides various exchange programs for students interested in studying abroad.
  • Study abroad opportunities include programs that allow students to study at partner universities outside of Thailand.
  • For more detailed information about the exchange programs and study abroad opportunities, interested individuals can visit the following website:

Chulalongkorn University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Chulalongkorn University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Chulalongkorn University's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


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Chulalongkorn University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

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

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Chulalongkorn University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • ASEAN University Network (AUN)
  • Asian Universities Alliance (AUA)
  • Academic Consortium 21 (AC21)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Chulalongkorn University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Chulalongkorn University's Facebook page Chulalongkorn University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Chulalongkorn University's X (formerly Twitter) page Chulalongkorn University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Chulalongkorn University's YouTube channel Chulalongkorn University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Chulalongkorn University's Instagram page Chulalongkorn University's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Chulalongkorn University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

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