Bangkok University

country rank  20
world rank  1837

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University Overview

Founded in 1962, Bangkok University is a private higher education institution located in the metropolis of Bangkok (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Thailand, Bangkok University (BU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Bangkok University (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 57 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name มหาวิทยาลัยกรุงเทพ
Acronym BU
Founded 1962
Motto Knowledge with Virtue
Colours Orange and purple

University Location

Address 40/4 Rama IV Road, Khlong Toei
Bangkok (population range: over 5,000,000)
10110 Bangkok
T +66 (2) 350 3500
F +66 (2) 240 1516

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Bangkok University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Education, Thailand

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Video Presentation

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019