Mahidol University

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University Overview

Established in 1888, Mahidol University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Nakhon Pathom (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Thailand, Mahidol University (MU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Mahidol University (MU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 131 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name มหาวิทยาลัยมหิดล
Acronym MU
Founded 1888
Motto Attana? upama? kare
Wisdom of the Land
Colours Dark blue

University Location

Address 20/25 Moo 3, Phuttamonthon 4 Road, Salaya, Phuttamonthon
Nakhon Pathom (population range: 50,000-249,999)
73170 Nakhon Pathom
T +66 (2) 849 6000
F +66 (2) 849 6237

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 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 999 Phutthamonthon 4 Road, Salaya, Phutthamonthon
Nakhon Pathom 73170
+66 (2) 849 6230 3

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
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 Mahidol 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 Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Education, Thailand

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • ASEAN University Network (AUN)
  • Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI)
  • ASEAN European Academic University Network (ASEA-UNINET)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019