Mahidol University

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University Overview

Established in 1888, Mahidol University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Nakhon Pathom (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation of Thailand, Mahidol University (MU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Thai higher education institution. Mahidol University (MU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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 132 years old Thai higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. MU 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.

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University Identity

Name มหาวิทยาลัยมหิดล
Acronym MU
Founded 1888
Motto Attana? upama? kare
Wisdom of the Land
Colours Dark blue

University Location

Address 20/25 Moo 3, Phuttamonthon 4 Road, Salaya, Phuttamonthon
Nakhon Pathom
73170 Nakhon Pathom
Tel +66 (2) 849 6000
Fax +66 (2) 849 6237

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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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 999 Phutthamonthon 4 Road, Salaya, Phutthamonthon
Nakhon Pathom 73170
(2) 849 6230 3

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Mahidol University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • ASEAN University Network (AUN)
  • Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI)
  • ASEAN European Academic University Network (ASEA-UNINET)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021