Can Tho University

country rank  5
world rank  3575

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University Overview

Founded in 1966, Can Tho University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Can Tho (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Mekong Delta. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Hau Giang. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam, Can Tho University (CTU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Can Tho University (CTU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 52 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Vietnamese higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CTU 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.

University Identity

Name Trường Đại học Cần Thơ
Acronym CTU
Founded 1966

University Location

Address 3/2 Street, Xuan Khanh Ward, Ninh Kieu District
Can Tho (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
92000 Mekong Delta
T +84 (710) 383 2663
F +84 (710) 383 8474
Other locations Hau Giang

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Campus 2
Can Tho 92000
+84 (710) 383 2663
(710) 383 1530

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam

Year of first Accreditation


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018