» KKU Fact Sheet

updated : 09/2017

KHON KAEN UNIVERSITY
Public University
 

Year established: 1964

Number of international programs:

  • Bachelor's    13
  • Master's      17
  • Doctoral      19

 
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:

 

13 Undergraduate programs

Faculty

Disciplines

Degree Granted

1. Education

Teaching English to Speaker of Other Language (TESOL)

Bachelor

2. Engineering

Chemical Engineering

 

Digital Media Engineering

Logistics Engineering

Telecommunications Engineering

3. Humanities and Social Sciences

English

Bachelor

4. International College

Communication Arts

Bachelor

Global Business

International Affairs

International Marketing

Multimedia Technology and Animation

Tourism Management

5. Pharmaceutical Sciences

Doctor of Pharmacy

Bachelor

 

 

36 Graduate programs

Faculty

Disciplines

Degree Granted

1. Agriculture

Agronomy

Master, Doctoral

Animal Science

Agriculture

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

Pharmacology

Tropical Medicine

6. Nursing

Nursing Science

Master

Nursing

Doctoral

7. Public Health

Public Health

Master, Doctoral

Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Doctoral

8. Science

Biological Science

Master, Doctoral

Chemistry

Master, Doctoral

Information Technology

Doctoral

9. Technology

Biotechnology

Master

Food Safety and Quality Management

10. Veterinary Medicine

Interdisciplinary Veterinary Science

Master, Doctoral

11. Graduate School

Rural Development Management

Master

12. College of Local Administration

Public Affairs Management

Doctoral

13. Nong Khai Campus

Applied Bioresource Science

Master, Doctoral

Telecommunication Electronics and Computer

 

 

KKU English Programs

2 Graduate programs

Faculty

Disciplines

Degree Granted

1. Science

Computer Science

Master

2. Public Health

Biostatistics

Doctoral

 

 

KKU Dual Degree Programs

1 Undergraduate program

Faculty

Disciplines

Degree Granted

1. Education

Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language
**Dual degree program with Southwest University of China**

Bachelor

 

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 2498
E-mail: vpinter@kku.ac.th
Website: https://ird.kku.ac.th

updated : 09/2017