Top 125 universities in Thailand

  1. Chulalongkorn University logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1917
  2. Mahidol University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    1%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1888
  3. Kasetsart University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1943
  4. Chiang Mai University logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1964
  5. Thammasat University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1934
  6. Khon Kaen University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1964
  7. Prince of Songkla University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1967
  8. Asian Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    24%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1959
  9. Srinakharinwirot University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1949
  10. Silpakorn University logo
    Founded
    1943
  11. Burapha University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1955
  12. Mahasarakham University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1968
  13. King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1960
  14. Assumption University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    82%
    Founded
    1969
  15. Bangkok University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1962
  16. Rangsit University logo
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1985
  17. Ramkhamhaeng University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1971
  18. Naresuan University logo
    Founded
    1969
  19. King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1959
  20. Suranaree University of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1990
  21. University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1984
  22. National Institute of Development Administration logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1966
  23. Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1940
  24. Sripatum University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1970
  25. Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1975
  26. Dhurakij Pundit University logo
    Founded
    1968
  27. Walailak University logo
    Founded
    1992
  28. Maejo University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1996
  29. Ubon Ratchathani University logo
    Founded
    1987
  30. Siam University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1965
  31. Mae Fah Luang University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1998
  32. Suan Dusit University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1934
  33. Rajamangala University of Technology Phra Nakhon logo
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1975
  34. Mahanakorn University of Technology logo
    Founded
    1990
  35. Thaksin University logo
    Founded
    1968
  36. Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    2005
  37. Rajamangala University of Technology Srivijaya logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Founded
    2005
  38. Sakon Nakhon Rajabhat University logo
    Enrollment
    14,800
    Founded
    1964
  39. University of Phayao logo
    Founded
    2010
  40. Payap University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1974
  41. Suratthani Rajabhat University logo
    Founded
    1973
  42. Chiang Mai Rajabhat University logo
    Founded
    1924
  43. Stamford International University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1995
  44. Udon Thani Rajabhat University logo
    Founded
    1923
  45. Chandrakasem Rajabhat University logo
    Founded
    1940
  46. Yala Rajabhat University logo
    Founded
    1934
  47. Lampang Rajabhat University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    60%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1971
  48. Nakhon Pathom Rajabhat University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1936
  49. Rajabhat Maha Sarakham University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1925
  50. Kasem Bundit University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1987
  51. Buriram Rajabhat University logo
    Founded
    1971
  52. Phetchaburi Rajabhat University logo
    Founded
    1926
  53. Loei Rajabhat University logo
    Founded
    1973
  54. Mahamakut Buddhist University logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1945
  55. Phuket Rajabhat University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1971
  56. Songkhla Rajabhat University logo
    Founded
    1919
  57. Uttaradit Rajabhat University logo
    Founded
    1936
  58. Nakhon Phanom University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    2005
  59. Phranakhon Rajabhat University logo
    Founded
    1892
  60. South-East Asia University logo
    Founded
    1973
  61. Chiang Rai Rajabhat University logo
    Enrollment
    19,696
    Founded
    1992
  62. Krirk University logo
    Founded
    1970
  63. Bangkok Thonburi University logo
    Founded
    2002
  64. Saint John's University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    74%
    Founded
    1989
  65. Hatyai University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1997
  66. Dhonburi Rajabhat University logo
    Founded
    1953
  67. Roi-et Rajabhat University logo
    Founded
    2001
  68. Thepsatri Rajabhat University logo
    Founded
    1920
  69. Kalasin University logo
    Founded
    2015
  70. Sisaket Rajabhat University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    2000
  71. Vongchavalitkul University logo
    Founded
    1984
  72. Surindra Rajabhat University logo
    Founded
    1973
  73. Phetchabun Rajabhat University logo
    Founded
    1973
  74. Eastern Asia University logo
    Enrollment
    4,000
    Founded
    1996
  75. Thonburi University logo
    Founded
    1998
  76. Webster University Thailand logo
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1997
  77. Asia-Pacific International University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    1,012
    Male:Female
    35:65
    Founded
    1986
  78. Founded
    1999
  79. North Chiang Mai University logo
    Founded
    1999
  80. Navamindradhiraj University logo
    Founded
    2010
  81. Rajapruk University logo
    Founded
    2006
  82. Shinawatra University logo
    Founded
    1999
  83. Princess of Naradhiwas University logo
    Founded
    2005
  84. Western University - Thailand logo
    Acceptance Rate
    31%
    Founded
    1997
  85. North Eastern University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Founded
    1988
  86. The Far Eastern University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Founded
    1999
  87. Enrollment
    2,761
    Founded
    1954
  88. Founded
    2000
  89. Christian University of Thailand logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1983
  90. Chaiyaphum Rajabhat University logo
    Founded
    1994
  91. Founded
    1999
  92. Nation University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Founded
    1988
  93. Ratchathani University logo
    Founded
    1993
  94. Fatoni University logo
    Founded
    1998
  95. Rattana Bundit University logo
    Founded
    1997
  96. Founded
    2016
  97. Tapee University logo
    Founded
    1999
  98. Chaopraya University logo
    Founded
    1998
  99. The University of Central Thailand logo
    Founded
    1986
  100. Asian University logo
    Founded
    1997
  101. Phitsanulok University logo
    Founded
    2002
  102. Founded
    2004
  103. Founded
    2006

The best cities to study in Thailand based on the number of universities and their ranks are Bangkok, Nakhon Pathom, Chiang Mai, and Khon Kaen.

Average cost of living for students in Thailand is $473 + $57-410 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).