Chulalongkorn University

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world rank  567

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University Overview

Established in 1917, Chulalongkorn University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Bangkok (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Thailand, Chulalongkorn University (CU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Chulalongkorn University (CU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 102 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name จุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัย
Acronym CU
Founded 1917
Motto Knowledge with Virtue
Colours Pink

University Location

Address 254 Phyathai Road, Pathumwan
Bangkok (population range: over 5,000,000)
10330 Bangkok
T +66 (2) 218 3333
F +66 (2) 216 1299

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Office of Academic Affairs Chulalongkorn University, Chamchuri 5 Building, 6 fl.
Bangkok 10330
+66 (2) 218 0201

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Chulalongkorn University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Education, Thailand

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • ASEAN University Network (AUN)
  • Asian Universities Alliance (AUA)
  • Academic Consortium 21 (AC21)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019