Can Tho University

country rank  4
world rank  3444

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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 metropolis 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 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 54 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. 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.

University Identity

Name Trường Đại học Cần Thơ
Acronym CTU
Founded 1966
Motto Consensus Devotion Quality Innovation
Colours Blue

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 +84 292 383 2663
F +84 292 383 8474
Other locations Hau Giang

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Campus 2
Can Tho 92000
+84 292 387 2728
886 889 922

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Can Tho University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • ASEAN University Network (AUN)
  • Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 30 July 2020