Khon Kaen University: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#1127 of 14,160 In the World
#278 of 5,829 In Asia
#5 of 125 In Thailand
#1 of 2 In Khon Kaen
#168 of 1,026 For Veterinary
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
5%
Enrollment
42,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
kku.ac.th
Languages
Thai

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate5%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Mathayom 6) and entrance examination
Academic CalendarJune to March (June - September; October-March)
Enrollment42,500
Full time employee5,000
Student:staff ratio9:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
15,012
Citations
229,204

Khon Kaen University majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
6,053 / 108,625
Biology
4,829 / 88,320
Chemistry
2,901 / 56,475
Engineering
2,355 / 38,223
Physics
1,690 / 33,252
Materials Science
1,518 / 31,022
Environmental Science
1,385 / 21,291
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,316 / 27,137
Demography
857 / 23,560
Surgery
735 / 14,942
Computer Science
611 / 4,885
Oncology and Cancer research
594 / 12,089
Public Health
500 / 11,358
Business
494 / 2,960
Agricultural Science
489 / 8,160
Psychology
485 / 4,831
Microbiology
463 / 10,096
Biochemistry
444 / 9,690
Physical Therapy
443 / 4,369
Molecular Biology
439 / 8,189
Immunology
438 / 13,610
Nutrition and Food Science
437 / 7,220
Pathology
422 / 10,556
Pediatrics
390 / 9,197
Botany
374 / 6,136
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
367 / 8,674
Mathematics
360 / 2,234
Genetics
338 / 8,424
Pharmacology
322 / 6,533
Animal Science
317 / 3,464
Chemical Engineering
317 / 7,652
Health Science
316 / 8,850
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
305 / 11,013
Geography and Cartography
273 / 1,825
Zoology
258 / 2,629
Virology
254 / 4,983
Radiochemistry
245 / 5,454
Family medicine
242 / 3,830
Anesthesiology
240 / 4,252
Anatomy and Physiology
234 / 2,611

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 38 135
1991 44 99
1992 56 304
1993 39 140
1994 26 197
1995 32 272
1996 48 280
1997 55 237
1998 46 310
1999 46 329
2000 95 486
2001 124 713
2002 128 863
2003 156 1157
2004 188 1568
2005 231 2017
2006 315 2524
2007 327 3254
2008 386 4255
2009 448 5790
2010 583 7452
2011 755 9111
2012 1041 12174
2013 1118 13239
2014 1362 16287
2015 1220 17505
2016 1105 17415
2017 1109 19709
2018 1099 19449
2019 1094 22942
2020 1290 29555

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $500$1,750
International students $6,250$3,750

Khon Kaen University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities ++++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine ++++
Engineering | IT +++
Maths | Natural Sciences ++++
Bachelor's Degree Accountancy, Architecture, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Dentistry, Education, Nursing
Master's Degree Accountancy, Architectural and Environmental Design, Architecture, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Dentistry, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Marketing, Nursing
Higher Graduate Diploma Dentistry
Doctoral Degree Biology, Biomedicine, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Dentistry, Development Studies, Educational Administration, Educational Technology, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Musicology, Nursing, Oral Pathology, Public Health, Rural Planning, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism

Notable alumni

  1. Sukollawat Kanarot

    Sukollawat Kanarot
    Born in
    Thailand Flag Thailand
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    actormodeltelevision actor
    Biography

    Sukkolawat Kanarot. also known by his nickname Weir, is a Thai actor, model, and singer..He is currently seen on Channel 7.

  2. Apichatpong Weerasethakul

    Apichatpong Weerasethakul
    Born in
    Thailand Flag Thailand
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    film directorfilm producerscreenwriter
    Biography

    Apichatpong "Joe" Weerasethakul is a Thai independent film director, screenwriter, and film producer. Working outside the strict confines of the Thai film studio system, Weerasethakul has directed several features and dozens of short films.

General info

Alternative names KKU
มหาวิทยาลัยขอนแก่น
Founded 1964
Accreditation Higher Education Commission, Ministry of Education
Motto Knowledge, Virtues, Wisdom
Colors red clay
Academic structure Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Architecture
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Associated Medical Science
Faculty of Dentistry
Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts
Faculty of Humanities and Social Science
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Management Science
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Nursing
Faculty of Technology
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science
Faculty of Public Health
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Graduate School
College of Local Administration
International College
College of Graduate Study in Management
Affiliations and memberships Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
ASEAN European Academic University Network (ASEA-UNINET)
Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP)

Location and Contacts

Address 123 Mitraparb Road, Muang
Khon Kaen, Khon Kaen, 40002
Thailand
City population 116,000
Phone +66 (43) 202 059
Fax +66 (43) 202 059

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