Mahasarakham University


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Mahasarakham University History                                       

Mahasarakham University also known as MSU is a Thai education institution located in Kantharawichai, Mahasarakham province. The university was established in 1963 as Mahasarakham Teacher Training College and was conferred university status in year 1994. The university presently enrolls over 40000 students.

Mahasarakham University Programs, Courses, and Schools

Mahasarakham University comprises of 2 colleges, 9 research centers, and 18 faculties offering a wide range of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs. Some of the courses on offer include Education, Social Sciences, Business, Fine Arts, Tourism and Hotel Management, and Law.

Mahasarakham University also offers programs in Architecture, Creative Arts, Urban Design, Engineering, Informatics, Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Music, Politics and Governance, Veterinary Sciences, and Environment Studies.

Mahasarakham University Campuses

Mahasarakham University is based on two campuses called the Downtown Campus and Kham Riang Campus which are located in Kantharawichai, Mahasarakham Province in Thailand. The Downtown campus is the original campus of the university spread over an area of 145 acres. It offers various services to students including library, common areas, and laboratories.

Mahasarakham University has another campus in northwest of the city which is spread over an area of 513 acres. The campus is the administrative headquarters of the institution and also houses most academic faculties and research centers of the university.

Mahasarakham University Achievements

Mahasarakham University is ranked amongst top 600 universities in the world in the Impact Rankings 2020 of Times Higher Education. Times also ranks the university amongst top 1000 in the world and top 400 in Asia in its World and Asian university rankings.

Mahasarakham University is also ranked amongst top 450 universities in Asia by the QS Top Universities’ Asian University Rankings 2020. The university was rated highly on various parameters including outbound exchange, international faculty, and academic reputation.

Mahasarakham University USP

Mahasarakham University has a student to faculty ratio of 33:1 and a high acceptance rate. The university also offers a range of scholarships to students to assist them with tuition fee and living costs.  

Mahasarakham University is also home to number of research centers including Northeastern Leaf-inscription Conservation Center and Paleontological Research and Education Center which attract a number of researchers from South-east Asia.

Mahasarakham University Notable Alumni

Krittarit Butprom (Thai actor), Siriamol Onkoon (Actress), Uthumporn Deesri (Researcher), and Sutin Klungsang (Thai politician).

Mahasarakham University Application Requirements


IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in Thailand. To be able to get a successful admission in Mahasarakham University in Thailand students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.

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Mahasarakham University Cost of studies


Undergraduate: THB 180,800

Masters: THB 89,000

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Mahasarakham University Deadlines

Bachelors: June
Masters: Anytime

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific requirement

Mahasarakham University Rankings


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