» KKU Fact Sheet

updated : 03/2017

KHON KAEN UNIVERSITY
Public University
 

Year established: 1964

Number of international programs:

  • Bachelor's    9
  • Master's      15
  • Doctoral      15

 
University profile:     

      Khon Kaen University (KKU) was established as the major university in the northeastern part of Thailand in 1964 and has since devoted itself to becoming one of the top universities in Thailand. The university’s major mission is to prepare future global citizens to work in a continually changing world. KKU’s strategic goal is to be recognized both internationally and regionally as a leading university in research. KKU currently has more than 40,000 students studying in 22 faculties, 3 colleges 1 school, and 2 campuses and in 39 international programs which cover a wide variety of disciplines.

 

Program of study:

 

9 Undergraduate programs
Faculty Disciplines Degree granted
1. Education Teaching English to Speakers of other languages (TESOL) Bachelor
2. Humanities and Social Sciences English
3. International College Global Business
International Affairs
International Marketing
Multimedia Technology and Animation
Tourism Management
Communication Arts
4. Pharmaceutical Sciences Doctoral of Pharmacy

 

30 Graduate programs
Faculty Disciplines Degree granted

1. Agriculture

Agronomy Master
Animal Science
Agriculture Master, Doctoral
2. Associated Medical Sciences Human Movement Sciences Doctoral
3. Dentistry Prosthodontics Master
4. Humanities and Social Sciences Applied Linguistics Doctoral
Development Science
5. Medicine Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Master, Doctoral
Tropical Medicine
6. Nursing Nursing Science Master
Nursing Doctoral
7. Public Health International Health Master
Public Health (Dr.P.H.) Doctoral
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
8. Science Biological Science Master, Doctoral
9. Technology Food Safety and Quality Management Master
Industrial Biotechnology
10. Veterinary Medicine Interdisciplinary Veterinary Science Master, Doctoral
11. College of Local Administration Public Affairs Management Doctoral

12. Graduate School

Rural Development Management Master
Public Health Doctoral
13. Nong Khai Campus Telecommunication Electronics and Computer Master, Doctoral
Applied Bioresource Science

 

General information:

 

Number of lecturers 2,366
Number of supporting staff 8,869
Number of Thai students at undergraduate level 30,491
Number of Thai students at graduate level 8,105
Number of foreign students 869

 

Qualifications of applicants:

Each program has its specific requirement for prospective students. Applicants can seek for the specification such as work experience or GPA through the program's detail.

Degree /
Requirement
Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
English Proficiency Test TOEFL 
(Paper Based) = 500
(Computer Based) = 173
(Internet Based) = 61
IELTS = 5.0
TOEIC = 650
SAT = 1000 *Pharmaceutical Sciences*
TOEFL 
(Paper Based) = 500
(Computer Based) = 173
(Internet Based) = 65
IELTS = 5.5 TOEIC = 650
TOEFL 
(Paper Based) = 470
(Computer Based) = 150
(Internet Based) = 52
IELTS (Academic Based) = 5.0
TU-GET (1000) = 500 CU-TEP (120) = 60
TOEFL 
(Paper Based) = 500
(Computer Based) = 173
(Internet Based) = 61
IELTS (Academic Based) = 5.5
TU-GET (1000) = 550 CU-TEP (120) = 70
Qualifications - Completed grade 12 or equivalent or studying in the last semester of grade 12 as per Thai education system or - Completed grade 12 or equivalent or studying in the last semester of grade 12 as per foreign education system - Holding a Bachelor Degree or Master Degree in related field. 

- Transcript/Mark Sheet Certificate 

- Applicants from a country where English is not the first language must enclose a TOEFL or IELTS test result. In all cases, the result must not be more than two years. 

- Copy of Passport (if available)
 - Holding a Bachelor Degree or Master Degree in related field. 

- Transcript/Mark Sheet Certificate 

- Applicants from a country where English is not the first language must enclose a TOEFL or IELTS test result. In all cases, the result must not be more than two years. 

- Copy of Passport (if available)

Remark: Test results must not exceed 2 years, and the applicants who cannot meet the minimum score of the above should do either of the following:

   Master's Degree 
     - Register for 411 711 Reading in English for Graduate Student or Intensive English Courseheld by Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and pass the course 
     - Pass the English Proficiency Test of Khon Kaen University held by Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences with a minimum score of 50%

   Doctoral Degree
     - Pass the English Proficiency Test of Khon Kaen University held by Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences with a minimum score of 60% 
     - Register for Academic Reading and Writing in English 1, 2 and 3 pass the course

 

Infrastructure and facilities:
• auditorium • laboratories
• bank • medical services
• bookstore • postal services
• campus transportation • residential services
• central library • sport facilities
• computer center • others

 

Residence and dormitory:

(approximately per month in USD)*

Room type & charge On campus Off campus
Single 50-100 (including cost of utilities) 130+ (not including cost of utilities)
Double 50-100 (including cost of utilities) 130+ (not including cost of utilities)

 

Tuition and fees:

(approximately per year in USD)*

Degree /
Disciplines
Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Social Science 1,620 1,620 2,300
Science 2,000 2,000 2,600
Health Science 2,100 2,600 3,800

*1 USD = 32 Baht

Remark: The cost is updated in academic year 2015.

 

Contact person and details:

 

Name: International Relations Division
Khon Kaen University
Address: 4th Floor, Bimala Kalakicha Building
123 Mittraparp Road, Muang District,
Khon Kaen 40002
Tel: 66 (0) 4320 2059
Fax: 66 (0) 4320 2059
E-mail: vpinter@kku.ac.th
Website: https://ird.kku.ac.th

updated : 03/2017