General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established
Abbreviation MU
Teachers 3,992
Students 27,588
Foreigners 3%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Dark blue
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Attana? upama? kare
Accreditation
• Ministry of Education, Thailand
Affiliations
• Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of higher Learning (ASAIHL)
• ASEAN University Network (AUN)
• Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI)
• Asean-European University Network (ASEA-UNINET)
Rankings
World ranking401
Country ranking2
Academic Reputation240
Quality of teaching105
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities389
Life Sciences and Medicine147
Social Sciences and Management371
Cost of living in Bangkok, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation 212 481
Food 167 243
Transportation 28 45
Communications and utilities 41 52
Clothing 20 76
Sports and leisure 31 82
Accommodation in Bangkok, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre214
Shared room in city centre486
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre189
1 bedroom apartment in city centre467
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking401
QS World University Rankings299
Webometrics Ranking299
Alternative title
th มหาวิทยาลัยมหิดล
Location on map - Mahidol University
Mahidol University (MU) - public higher education institution in Thailand.

Mahidol University - Description

Mahidol University (MU) ranks among the most prestigious educational institutions in Thailand and as the most outstanding research university in Thailand. The University was established as Siriraj Hospital in 1890 as the first medical school in Thailand and later as the University of Medical Sciences in 1942. In 1969 the University was renamed by H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej after his own father, Prince Mahidol of Songkla, who is widely considered to be the Father of Modern Medicine and Public Health in Thailand. As a long historical development, MU has grown into a well-established and respected multi-disciplinary university comprising its 4 teaching hospitals, 16 Faculties, 6 Colleges, 8 Institutes and numerous Research Centers. At present MU offers 140 international academic programs, consisting of 1 certificate level, 19 bachelor, 4 graduate diploma, 2 higher graduate diploma, 63 master and 52 doctoral degree programs. Courses cover a wide range of disciplines in medicine, sciences, public health, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, engineering, chemistry, biology, biotechnology, environment, veterinary sciences, sport sciences, disability studies, management, religious studies, social sciences, music and the arts. More information can be found at http://www.mahidol.ac.th.

Bachelor - Mahidol University

Mahidol University (MU) has its origins in the first institution of higher learning in Thailand, namely the medical school founded at SIriraj Hospital in 1890. Later becoming the University of Medical Sciences in 1942, the University was renamed in 1969 by H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej after his own father, Prince Mahidol of Songkla, who is widely considered to be the Father of Modern Medicine and Public Health in Thailand. Since then, the university has expanded into a prestigious multi-disciplinary university, covering numerous fields of discipline including medicine, basic and applied sciences, public health, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, engineering, environment, veterinary sciences, sport sciences, disability studies, management, hospitality industry, religious studies, social sciences, music and the arts. MU has three campuses in the Bangkok metropolitan area: the large suburban campus at Salaya in nearby Nakhon Pathom province, and two inner city campuses in Bangkok Noi and Phayathai in the Bangkok area, in addition to a downtown high-rise office site for the College of Management. There are also provincial campuses in Kanchanaburi, Nakhon Sawan and Amnaj Charoen provinces. MU campuses are electronically linked by a state-of-the-art computer network which provides academic, research and administrative computing services to the various departments of the university...
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