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List of universities and colleges in Thailand

 

List of universities and colleges in Thailand

This is a categorized listing of universities in Thailand.

Contents

  • Public universities and colleges 1
    • Autonomous universities 1.1
    • Rajabhat Universities system 1.2
    • Rajamangala Universities of Technology system 1.3
    • Colleges and institutes 1.4
  • Private universities and colleges 2
    • Universities 2.1
    • Institutes 2.2
    • Colleges 2.3
  • Intergovernmental institute 3
  • Joint schools 4
  • Groups of universities 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Public universities and colleges

The public universities were formerly called government universities and fully supported by the government. Currently they are independent as government supported public universities. However, their staff are no longer civil servants. Application is by annual nationwide competitive admission examination or occasionally by special direct application.

Mor Nor Niwet, Naresuan University
University Nick Founded Location
(Main Campus)
Website
Maejo University MJU 1996 Chiang Mai [1]
Mahasarakham University MSU 1994 Maha Sarakham [2]
Nakhon Phanom University NPU 2005 Nakhon Phanom [3]
Naresuan University NU 1990 Phitsanulok [4]
National Institute of Development Administration NIDA 1966 Bangkok [5]
Pathumwan Institute of Technology PTWIT 1999 Bangkok [6]
Prince of Songkla University PSU 1967 Songkhla [7]
Princess of Naradhiwas University PNU 2005 Narathiwat [8]
Ramkhamhaeng University RU 1971 Bangkok [9]
Silpakorn University SU 1943 Bangkok [10]
Srinakharinwirot University SWU 1949 Bangkok [11]
Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University STOU 1978 Bangkok [12]
Ubon Ratchathani University UBU 1990 Ubon Ratchathani [13]

Autonomous universities

Autonomous universities have their own administrative structure and budgeting system for self-governance and full autonomy, allowing decision making on administrative and management matters to be handled by the university itself.[1]

Main Auditorium, Chulalongkorn University
Sithan gate, Khon Kaen University
University Nick Founded Location
(Main Campus)
Website
1 Burapha University BUU 1955 Chonburi [14]
2 Chiang Mai University CMU 1964 Chiang Mai [15]
3 Chulalongkorn University CU 1917 Bangkok [16]
4 Kasetsart University KU 1943 Bangkok [17]
5 Khon Kaen University KKU 1964 Khon Kaen [18]
6 King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang KMITL 1960 Bangkok [19]
7 King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok KMUTNB 1959 Bangkok [20]
8 King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi KMUTT 1960 Bangkok [21]
9 Mae Fah Luang University MFU 1998 Chiang Rai [22]
10 Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University MCU 1887 Bangkok [23]]
11 Mahamakut Buddhist University MBU 1893 Bangkok [24]
12 Mahidol University MU 1943 Bangkok [25]
13 Navamindradhiraj University NMU 2011 Bangkok [26]
14 University of Phayao UP 2010 Phayao [27]
15 Suan Dusit University SDU 1934 Bangkok [28]
16 Suranaree University of Technology SUT 1990 Nakhon Ratchasima [29]
17 Thaksin University TSU 1968 Songkhla [30]
18 Thammasat University TU 1934 Bangkok [31]
19 Walailak University WU 1992 Nakhon Si Thammarat [32]

Rajabhat Universities system

There are 39 universities in the Rajabhat Universities system. The universities are designed to provide higher education to regional provinces. They were formerly called Rajabhat Institutes and originally emerged as colleges of education. Admission is by competitive direct application. Some Rajabhat Universities have several campuses such as Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University.

University Nick Founded Location
(Main Campus)
Website
1 Bansomdejchaopraya Rajabhat University BSRU 1896[2] Bangkok [33]
2 Buri Ram Rajabhat University BRU 1971[3] Buriram [34]
3 Chaiyaphum Rajabhat University CPRU 1997[4] Chaiyaphum [35]
4 Chandrakasem Rajabhat University Chandra 1940[5] Bangkok [36]
5 Chiang Mai Rajabhat University CMRU 1924[6] Chiang Mai [37]
6 Chiang Rai Rajabhat University CRU 1973[7] Chiang Rai [38]
7 Dhonburi Rajabhat University DRU 1948[8] Bangkok [39]
8 Kalasin Rajabhat University KSU Kalasin [40]
9 Kamphaeng Phet Rajabhat University KPRU 1973[9] Kamphaeng Phet [41]
10 Kanchanaburi Rajabhat University KRU 1973[10] Kanchanaburi [42]
11 Lampang Rajabhat University LPRU 1971[11] Lampang [43]
12 Loei Rajabhat University LRU 1973[12] Loei [44]
13 Maha Sarakham Rajabhat University RMU 1925[13] Maha Sarakham [45]
14 Muban Chom Bung Rajabhat University MCRU 1954[14] Ratchaburi [46]
15 Nakhon Pathom Rajabhat University NPRU 1936[15] Nakhon Pathom [47]
16 Nakhon Ratchasima Rajabhat University NRRU 1913[16] Nakhon Ratchasima [48]
17 Nakhon Sawan Rajabhat University NSRU 1922[17] Nakhon Sawan [49]
18 Nakhon Si Thammarat Rajabhat University NSTRU 1957[18] Nakhon Si Thammarat [50]
19 Valaya Alongkorn Rajabhat University VRU 1932[19] Bangkok [51]
20 Phetchabun Rajabhat University PCRU 1973[20] Phetchabun [52]
21 Phetchaburi Rajabhat University PBRU 1926[21] Phetchaburi [53]
22 Phranakhon Rajabhat University PNRU 1892[22] Bangkok [54]
23 Phranakhon Si Ayutthaya Rajabhat University ARU 1985[23] Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya [55]
24 Phuket Rajabhat University PKRU 1971[24] Phuket [56]
25 Pibulsongkram Rajabhat University PSRU 1926[25] Phitsanulok [57]
26 Rajanagarindra Rajabhat University Chachoengsao
27 Rambhaibarni Rajabhat University RBRU 1972[26] Chantaburi [58]
28 Roi Et Rajabhat University RERU 2001[27] Roi Et [59]
29 Sakon Nakhon Rajabhat University SNRU 1964[28] Sakon Nakhon [60]
30 Sisaket Rajabhat University SSKRU 1997[29] Sisaket [61]
31 Songkhla Rajabhat University SKRU 1919[30] Songkhla [62]
32 Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University SSRU 1937[31] Bangkok [63]
33 Suratthani Rajabhat University SRU Surat Thani [64]
34 Surin Rajabhat University SRRU 1973[32] Surin [65]
35 Thepsatri Rajabhat University TRU 1920[33] Lopburi [66]
36 Ubon Ratchathani Rajabhat University UBRU 1947[34] Ubon Ratchathani [67]
37 Udon Thani Rajabhat University UDRU 1923[35] Udon Thani [68]
38 Uttaradit Rajabhat University URU 1936 Uttaradit [69]
39 Yala Rajabhat University YRU 1934[36] Yala [70]

Rajamangala Universities of Technology system

The Rajamangala University of Technology system includes nine schools. It was formerly a polytechnic institute system and then was renamed "Rajamangala Institute of Technology" before being granted university status. Admission is by direct application.

University Nick Founded Location
(Main Campus)
Website
1 Rajamangala University of Technology Isan RMUTI 1975 Nakhon Ratchasima [71]
2 Rajamangala University of Technology Krungthep RMUTK 1975 Bangkok [72]
3 Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna RMUTL 1975 Chiang Mai [73]
4 Rajamangala University of Technology Phra Nakhon RMUTP 1975 Bangkok [74]
5 Rajamangala University of Technology Rattanakosin RMUTR 1975 Bangkok [75]
6 Rajamangala University of Technology Srivijaya RMUTRV 1975 Songkhla [76]
7 Rajamangala University of Technology Suvarnabhumi RMUTSB 1975 Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya [77]
8 Rajamangala University of Technology Tawan-ok RMUTTO 1975 Chonburi [78]
9 Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi RMUTT 1975 Pathum Thani [79]

Colleges and institutes

University Nick Founded Location
(Main Campus)
Website
1 Bunditpatanasilpa institute BPI 1998[37] Bangkok [80]
2 Civil Aviation Training Center CATC 1961[38] Bangkok [81]
3 Phramongkutklao College of Medicine PCM 1975[39] Bangkok [82]
4 Police Nursing College PNC 1969[40] Bangkok [83]
5 Praboromarajchanok Institute PI 1993[41] Bangkok [84]
6 Royal Thai Army Nursing College RTANC 1963[42] Bangkok [85]
7 Royal Thai Navy College of Nursing RTNCN 1968[43] Bangkok [86]
8 The Royal Thai Air Force Nursing College RTAFNC 1958[44] Bangkok [87]
9 Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy CRMA 1887 Nakhon Nayok [88]
10 Royal Thai Navy Academy RTNA 1898[45] Samut Prakan [89]
11 Royal Thai Air Force Academy RTAFA 1952[46] Bangkok [90]
12 Royal Police Cadet Academy RPCA 1902[47] Nakhon Pathom [91]

Private universities and colleges

Universities

The MUA's directory of Schools and Universities is now available in Word (English) and Excel (Thai) formats. The link above no longer works.
University Nick Founded Location
(Main Campus)
Website
1 Asia-Pacific International University APIU 1947[48] Saraburi [92]
2 Asian University 1993[49] Chonburi [93]
3 Assumption University AU 1969[50] Bangkok [94]
4 Bangkok University BU 1962[51] Bangkok [95]
5 Bangkokthonburi University BTU 2002[52] Bangkok [96]
6 Chaopraya University CPU 1995 Nakhon Sawan [97]
7 Christian University CTU 1983[53] Nakhon Pathom [98]
8 Dhurakij Pundit University DPU 1968[54] Bangkok [99]
9 E-sarn University ESU 2002[55] Khon Kaen [100]
10 Eastern Asia University EAU 1996[56] Pathumthani [101]
11 Hatyai University HU 1996[57] Songkhla [102]
12 Huachiew Chalermprakiet University HCU 1941[58] Bangkok [103]
13 Kasem Bundit University KBU 1987[59] Bangkok [104]
14 Krirk University 1952[60] Bangkok [105]
15 Mahanakorn University of Technology MUT 1990[61] Bangkok [106]
16 North Eastern University NEU 1988[62] Khon Kaen [107]
17 North Chiang Mai University NCU 1999[63] Chiang Mai [108]
18 Pathumthani University PTU 1999[64] Pathum Thani [109]
19 Payap University 1974[65] Chiang Mai [110]
20 The University of Central Thailand TUCT 1986[66] Nakhon Sawan [111]
21 Ratchathani University RTU 1993[67] Ubon Ratchathani [112]
22 Rattana Bundit University RBAC 1997[68] Bangkok [113]
23 Saint John's University SJU 1989[69] Bangkok [114]
24 Shinawatra University SIU 1999[70] Pathumthani [115]
25 Siam University SU 1965[71] Bangkok [116]
26 South-East Asia University SAU 1976[72] Bangkok [117]
27 Sripatum University SPU 1970[73] Bangkok [118]
28 Stamford International University STIU 1995[74] Phetchaburi [119]
29 Rangsit University RSU 1985[75] Pathumthani [120]
30 The Far Eastern University FEU 1999[76] Chiang Mai [121]
31 University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce UTCC 1940[77] Bangkok [122]
32 Vongchavalitkul University VU 1984[78] Nakhon Ratchasima [123]
33 Webster University Thailand WUTC 1999[79] Phetchaburi [124]
34 Westhern University WTU 1997 Kanchanaburi [125]
35 Yala Islamic University YIU 1998[80] Pattani [126]
36 Nation University (Yonok University)
37 The Eastern University of Management and Technology UMT 1999[81] Ubon Ratchathani [127]
38 Thonburi University ThonburiU 1998[82] Bangkok [128]
39 North Bangkok University NBU 2001[83] Bangkok [129]

Institutes

Colleges and Institutes Nick Founded Location
(Main Campus)
Website
1 Arsom Silp Institute of the Arts AIT 2006[84] Bangkok [130]
2 Bangkok School of Management BSM 1998[85] Bangkok [131]
3 Chulabhorn Graduate Institute CGI 2005[86] Bangkok [132]
4 Institute of Technology Ayothaya ITA 2007[87] Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya [133]
5 Kantana Institute KI 2010 Bangkok
6 Learning Institute For Everyone LIFE 2010[88] Samut Songkram [134]
7 Panyapiwat Institute of Management PIM 2007[89] Nonthaburi [135]
8 Rajapark Institute RI 1993[90] Bangkok [136]
9 SAE Institute Bangkok SAE 2002[91] Bangkok [137]
10 Thai-Nichi Institute of Technology TNI 2005[92] Bangkok [138]

Colleges

Colleges and Institutes Nick Founded Location
(Main Campus)
Website
1 Bangkok Suvarnabhumi College BSC 2006 Bangkok [139]
2 Bundit Boriharnthurakit College BBC Khon Kaen
3 Cambridge College (Thailand) CCT 2011 Phitsanulok [140]
4 Chalermkarnchana College CKC 2004 Sisaket [141]
5 Chiangrai College CRC 2003 Chiang Rai [142]
6 College of Asian Scholars CAS 1999[93] Khon Kaen [143]
7 Dusit Thani College DTC 1993[94] Bangkok [144]
8 International Buddhist College IBC 2005[95] Songkhla [145]
9 Lampang Inter-Tech College LITC 2004[96] Lampang [146]
10 Lumnamping College LPC 1998[97] Tak [147]
11 Nakhonratchasima College NMC 2002[98] Nakhon Ratchasima [148]
12 Phanomwan College PLC 2007[99] Nakhon Ratchasima [149]
13 Phitsanulok College PLC 2002[100] Pitsanulok [150]
14 Raffles International College 1993[101] Bangkok [151]
15 Saengtham College 1975[102] Nakhon Pathom [152]
16 Saint Louis College SLC 1985[103] Bangkok [153]
17 Santapol College STU 1998[104] Udon Thani [154]
18 Siam Technology College STC 2005[105] Bangkok [155]
19 Southeast Bangkok College SBC 1999[106] Bangkok [156]
20 Southern College of Technology SCT 1999[107] Nakhon Sri Thammarat [157]
21 St Theresa International College STIC 2000[108] Nakhon Nayok [158]
22 Tapee College TC 1999[109] Surat Thani [159]
23 Thongsuk College 1994 Bangkok [160]

Intergovernmental institute

Colleges and Institutes Nick Founded Location
(Main Campus)
Website
1 Asian Institute of Technology AIT 1959[110][111] Pathum Thani [161]

Joint schools

Groups of universities

See also

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External links

  • Thailand Colleges and Universities
  • Colleges and Universities in Thailand at DMOZ
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