List of 100 best universities in Thailand

We ranked 100 best universities in Thailand based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 3.16M citations received by 187K publications made by 125 universities in Thailand, measured the popularity of 201 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Thailand
#79 in Asia
#521 in the World
Acceptance Rate
1%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1888
#2 in Thailand
#83 in Asia
#541 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1917
#3 in Thailand
#170 in Asia
#833 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1964
#4 in Thailand
#220 in Asia
#964 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1943
#5 in Thailand
#278 in Asia
#1127 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1964
#6 in Thailand
#300 in Asia
#1202 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1967
#7 in Thailand
#315 in Asia
#1226 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1934
#8 in Thailand
#378 in Asia
#1383 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1959
#10 in Thailand
#530 in Asia
#1847 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1949
#11 in Thailand
#610 in Asia
#2072 in the World
Founded
1943
#12 in Thailand
#700 in Asia
#2336 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1968
#13 in Thailand
#715 in Asia
#2376 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1955
#14 in Thailand
#718 in Asia
#2379 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1960
#15 in Thailand
#919 in Asia
#2955 in the World
Founded
1969
#16 in Thailand
#921 in Asia
#2957 in the World
Acceptance Rate
82%
Founded
1969
#17 in Thailand
#948 in Asia
#3026 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1971
#18 in Thailand
#955 in Asia
#3060 in the World
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1985
#19 in Thailand
#1073 in Asia
#3374 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1990
#20 in Thailand
#1151 in Asia
#3553 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1940
#21 in Thailand
#1157 in Asia
#3570 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1959
#23 in Thailand
#1252 in Asia
#3802 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1962
#24 in Thailand
#1339 in Asia
#4011 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1966
#25 in Thailand
#1410 in Asia
#4193 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1984
#26 in Thailand
#1577 in Asia
#4620 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1998
#27 in Thailand
#1648 in Asia
#4806 in the World
Founded
1987
#28 in Thailand
#1680 in Asia
#4880 in the World
Founded
1992
#29 in Thailand
#1711 in Asia
#4950 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1975
#30 in Thailand
#1712 in Asia
#4952 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1970
#31 in Thailand
#1717 in Asia
#4963 in the World
Founded
1968
#32 in Thailand
#1755 in Asia
#5064 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1996
#33 in Thailand
#1761 in Asia
#5082 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1934
#34 in Thailand
#1771 in Asia
#5103 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1965
#35 in Thailand
#1814 in Asia
#5196 in the World
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1975
#36 in Thailand
#1993 in Asia
#5651 in the World
Founded
1990
#38 in Thailand
#2126 in Asia
#5964 in the World
Founded
1968
#39 in Thailand
#2181 in Asia
#6099 in the World
Enrollment
14,800
Founded
1964
#40 in Thailand
#2228 in Asia
#6231 in the World
Founded
2010
#42 in Thailand
#2357 in Asia
#6576 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Founded
2005
#43 in Thailand
#2393 in Asia
#6671 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
2005
#44 in Thailand
#2461 in Asia
#6834 in the World
Founded
1973
#47 in Thailand
#2610 in Asia
#7192 in the World
Founded
1926
#50 in Thailand
#2640 in Asia
#7269 in the World
Founded
1923
#51 in Thailand
#2684 in Asia
#7364 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1974
#52 in Thailand
#2705 in Asia
#7410 in the World
Founded
1896
#54 in Thailand
#2735 in Asia
#7477 in the World
Founded
1934
#55 in Thailand
#2737 in Asia
#7481 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1971
#56 in Thailand
#2759 in Asia
#7525 in the World
Founded
1924
#57 in Thailand
#2770 in Asia
#7543 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1936
#58 in Thailand
#2794 in Asia
#7590 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1925
#61 in Thailand
#2902 in Asia
#7831 in the World
Founded
1926
#63 in Thailand
#2912 in Asia
#7850 in the World
Founded
1971
#64 in Thailand
#2923 in Asia
#7871 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1945
#65 in Thailand
#2925 in Asia
#7882 in the World
Founded
1973
#67 in Thailand
#2936 in Asia
#7906 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1971
#69 in Thailand
#3025 in Asia
#8100 in the World
Founded
1922
#70 in Thailand
#3039 in Asia
#8124 in the World
Founded
1892
#71 in Thailand
#3042 in Asia
#8128 in the World
Founded
1973
#72 in Thailand
#3062 in Asia
#8169 in the World
Enrollment
19,696
Founded
1992
#73 in Thailand
#3089 in Asia
#8222 in the World
Founded
1970
#74 in Thailand
#3107 in Asia
#8257 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
2005
#75 in Thailand
#3182 in Asia
#8436 in the World
Founded
2002
#76 in Thailand
#3229 in Asia
#8525 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1997
#77 in Thailand
#3256 in Asia
#8576 in the World
Acceptance Rate
74%
Founded
1989
#78 in Thailand
#3258 in Asia
#8580 in the World
Founded
1940
#79 in Thailand
#3261 in Asia
#8588 in the World
Founded
1919
#80 in Thailand
#3312 in Asia
#8679 in the World
Founded
1953
#81 in Thailand
#3374 in Asia
#8815 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1987
#82 in Thailand
#3383 in Asia
#8828 in the World
Founded
2001
#83 in Thailand
#3395 in Asia
#8858 in the World
Founded
1920
#84 in Thailand
#3396 in Asia
#8861 in the World
Founded
1936
#85 in Thailand
#3398 in Asia
#8864 in the World
Founded
1972
#86 in Thailand
#3427 in Asia
#8929 in the World
Founded
2015
#87 in Thailand
#3430 in Asia
#8934 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
2000
#88 in Thailand
#3457 in Asia
#8990 in the World
Founded
1973
#89 in Thailand
#3468 in Asia
#9015 in the World
Founded
1973
#90 in Thailand
#3480 in Asia
#9039 in the World
Enrollment
4,000
Founded
1996
#91 in Thailand
#3503 in Asia
#9083 in the World
Founded
2010
#92 in Thailand
#3513 in Asia
#9107 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
1,012
Male:Female
35:65
Founded
1986
#94 in Thailand
#3558 in Asia
#9181 in the World
Founded
1998
#95 in Thailand
#3597 in Asia
#9263 in the World
Founded
2006
#96 in Thailand
#3609 in Asia
#9286 in the World
Founded
1999
#97 in Thailand
#3616 in Asia
#9300 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1995
#98 in Thailand
#3769 in Asia
#9587 in the World
Founded
1999
#99 in Thailand
#3822 in Asia
#9685 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Founded
1997
#100 in Thailand
#3891 in Asia
#9836 in the World
Founded
1984

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

Average cost of living for students in Thailand is $463 + $52-369 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).