Mahidol University: Statistics



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#474 of 14,131 In the World
#73 of 5,830 In Asia
#2 of 125 In Thailand
#1 of 4 In Nakhon Pathom
#52 of 1,038 For Cosmetology
Top50% For 160 other topics
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Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* Mahidol University is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate with entrance examination, and TOEFL (550), SAT (1100) or IELTS (6.0)
Academic CalendarInternational College: Trimester 1: September - December; Trimester 2: January - March; Trimester 3: April - July. Other faculties, colleges and institutes: Semester 1: mid-August to mid-December; Semester 2: mid-January to end of May
Full time employee3,979
Student:staff ratio2:1

Research profile

Mahidol University is a world-class research university with 46,911 scientific papers published and 818,241 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Medicine, Chemistry, Genetics, Pathology, Biochemistry, Environmental Science, Engineering, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, and Immunology.


Mahidol University majors

by publication & citation count

37,021 / 719,664
35,986 / 656,526
25,293 / 494,557
23,145 / 485,318
21,652 / 448,526
20,371 / 426,601
Environmental Science
16,471 / 284,052
14,619 / 241,869
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
14,394 / 223,644
14,199 / 346,755
Computer Science
13,102 / 211,471
12,715 / 198,075
12,205 / 173,560
12,182 / 187,654
Organic Chemistry
11,759 / 225,395
8,794 / 157,837
8,646 / 130,159
8,404 / 128,942
7,917 / 123,517
7,690 / 140,309
7,464 / 137,737
7,233 / 128,135
6,612 / 167,542
Materials Science
6,558 / 111,063
Public Health
6,132 / 125,551
Political Science
5,921 / 77,182
Quantum and Particle physics
5,864 / 88,038
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
5,745 / 68,361
5,743 / 75,488
Geography and Cartography
5,681 / 79,038
5,231 / 111,640
5,048 / 134,607
4,806 / 83,023
4,627 / 53,530
4,432 / 101,198
Anatomy and Physiology
4,276 / 63,037
4,002 / 42,849
3,750 / 52,196
3,729 / 51,269
3,557 / 56,471

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 248 762
1991 264 905
1992 259 1005
1993 269 1004
1994 213 1090
1995 254 1132
1996 264 1376
1997 277 1635
1998 340 1937
1999 432 2518
2000 519 2953
2001 508 3499
2002 589 3920
2003 632 4960
2004 719 5874
2005 875 8036
2006 951 9715
2007 1082 11572
2008 1099 14095
2009 1353 16953
2010 1417 20207
2011 1499 24088
2012 1854 28179
2013 1827 32201
2014 1979 36725
2015 2135 41182
2016 2358 43318
2017 2718 49073
2018 2710 50776
2019 2961 60570
2020 3538 76309
2021 4235 101262
2022 4084 105404
Academic rankings


The tuition table for Mahidol University gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (per semester)
Bachelor's Degree ฿ 60,000
Master's Degree ฿ 80,000
Doctoral Degree ฿ 100,000

The currency used is Thai Baht (฿).

Mahidol University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Mahidol University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering
Graduate Diploma Biomedicine, Tropical Medicine
Master's Degree Anatomy, Applied Linguistics, Applied Mathematics, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Demography and Population, Dentistry, Educational Administration, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Genetics, Health Administration, Health Sciences, Human Rights, Management, Medical Technology, Microbiology, Natural Resources, Neurosciences, Nursing, Nutrition, Oral Pathology, Organic Chemistry, Orthodontics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Physical Chemistry, Physical Therapy, Physics, Physiology, Public Health, Radiology, Toxicology, Tropical Medicine, Veterinary Science
Higher Graduate Diploma Dentistry, Medicine
Doctoral Degree Analytical Chemistry, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Demography and Population, Dentistry, Environmental Studies, Genetics, Health Administration, Inorganic Chemistry, Mathematics, Medical Technology, Medicine, Microbiology, Neurosciences, Nursing, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Physical Therapy, Physics, Physiology, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Public Health, Religious Studies, Sports, Technology Education, Toxicology, Tropical Medicine

Mahidol University alumni

  1. Chulabhorn, Princess Srisavangavadhana

    Chulabhorn, Princess Srisavangavadhana
    Born in
    Thailand Flag Thailand
    1957-.. (age 66)
    Enrolled in Mahidol University
    Studied in 1985
    health professionalmusicianchemistsingermilitary officer

    Princess Chulabhorn of Thailand, the Princess Srisavangavadhana is a princess of Thailand, the youngest daughter of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit, and the younger sister of King Vajiralongkorn. She is officially styled Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn, which corresponds to her full Thai title Somdet Phrachao Nong Nang Thoe Chaofa Chulabhorn Walailak Agrarajakumari (Thai: สมเด็จพระเจ้าน้องนางเธอ เจ้าฟ้าจุฬาภรณวลัยลักษณ์ อัครราชกุมารี).

  2. Chanon Santinatharakul

    Chanon Santinatharakul
    Born in
    Thailand Flag Thailand
    1996-.. (age 27)

    Chanon Santinatornkul, nicknamed Non and also known by the alias Nonkul, is a Thai actor. He is best known for starring in the 2017 film Bad Genius, as well as various television roles with Nadao Bangkok.

  3. Naphat Siangsomboon

    Naphat Siangsomboon
    Born in
    Thailand Flag Thailand
    1996-.. (age 27)
    television actormodelactor

    Naphat Siangsomboon is a Thai actor and model. He made his first on-screen appearance in Nivea For Men TV commercial, and came to public attention in King Power commercial. His debut drama is Rak Kan Panlawan (2015).

  4. Cherprang Areekul

    Cherprang Areekul
    Born in
    Thailand Flag Thailand
    1996-.. (age 27)

    Cherprang Areekul is a member of the Thai idol girl group BNK48, an international sister group of the Japanese idol girl group AKB48. She is one of the first-generation members of the group, and is also the first and current captain of the group and the current manager of the group.

All 11 notable alumni

Mahidol University faculties and divisions

College : International Applied Mathematics, Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedicine, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, E-Business/Commerce, Economics, Environmental Studies, Finance, Food Science, Food Technology, Hotel Management, International Business, International Studies, Management, Marketing, Media Studies, Nursing, Physics, Social Sciences, Southeast Asian Studies, Tourism
College : Management E-Business/Commerce, Educational Administration, Human Resources, Management, Marketing
College : Music Conducting, Jazz and Popular Music, Music, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Musicology
College : Ratchasuda Education of the Handicapped
College : Religious Studies Religious Studies
College : Sports Science and Technology Sports
Faculty : Dentistry Dental Hygiene, Dental Technology, Dentistry, Oral Pathology, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Stomatology
Faculty : Engineering Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Materials Engineering, Soil Science, Surveying and Mapping
Faculty : Environment and Resources Studies Ecology, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Natural Resources, Waste Management
Faculty : Graduate Studies English, Health Administration, Human Rights, Information Management, Information Technology, Science Education, Thai Languages
Faculty : Information and Communication Technology Information Technology, Telecommunications Engineering
Faculty : Liberal Arts Arts and Humanities, English, Thai Languages
Faculty : Medical Technology Medical Technology
Faculty : Medicine Anaesthesiology, Medicine, Nursing, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Surgery, Toxicology
Faculty : Medicine Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Dermatology, Epidemiology, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Genetics, Immunology, Medical Technology, Medicine, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Parasitology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Social and Preventive Medicine, Surgery
Faculty : Nursing Nursing
Faculty : Pharmacy Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Food Science, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Physiology, Traditional Eastern Medicine
Faculty : Physical Therapy Physical Therapy
Faculty : Public Health Behavioural Sciences, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Community Health, Engineering, Entomology, Epidemiology, Health Administration, Health Education, Microbiology, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Health, Parasitology, Public Health, Statistics
Faculty : Science Anatomy, Applied Linguistics, Aquaculture, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Foreign Languages Education, Genetics, Mathematics, Microbiology, Modern Languages, Molecular Biology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physics, Physiology, Plant and Crop Protection
Faculty : Social Sciences and Humanities Arts and Humanities, Education, Health Administration, Social Sciences
Faculty : Tropical Medicine Entomology, Food Science, Hygiene, Immunology, Microbiology, Nutrition, Paediatrics, Parasitology, Pathology, Social and Preventive Medicine, Tropical Medicine, Zoology
Faculty : Veterinary Science Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Wildlife
Institute : Child and Family Development Behavioural Sciences, Child Care and Development, Family Studies
Institute : Health Development Child Care and Development, Health Administration
Institute : Human Rights and Peace Studies Human Rights, Peace and Disarmament
Institute : Innovative Learning Curriculum, Educational Sciences
Institute : Molecular Biosciences Biology, Biotechnology, Botany, Embryology and Reproduction Biology, Genetics, Laboratory Techniques, Medical Technology, Molecular Biology, Neurology, Pharmacology, Plant and Crop Protection
Institute : Nutrition Behavioural Sciences, Chemistry, Community Health, Food Science, Microbiology, Nutrition, Physiology, Toxicology
Institute : Population and Social Research Demography and Population, Social Studies
Research Division : Languages and Cultures of Asia Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Native Language, Rural Studies, South and Southeast Asian Languages, Southeast Asian Studies

General information

Alternative names MU
Founded 1888
Accreditation Higher Education Commission, Ministry of Education
Motto Attana? upama? kare
Wisdom of the Land
Colors dark blue

Location and contacts

Address 999 Phuttamonthon 4 Road Salaya
Nakhon Pathom, 73170
City population 79,000

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