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Naresuan University

World University Rankings 2023
Impact Rankings 2023
Young University Rankings 2022
99 Moo 9 Tha Pho Sub District, Muang District, Phitsanulok, 65000, Thailand

About Naresuan University

Located in the city of Phitsanlolok, the birthplace of King Naresuan (King of Siam between 1590-1605), Naresuan University was initially founded as the College of Education in 1967 then becoming the Phitsanulok Campus of Srinakharinwirot University, in 1974, before officially becoming a university in its own right in 1990.

Naresuan University consists of 16 faculties, three schools, one college, and one institute. The faculties operate within three clusters: the health sciences cluster (faculties of allied health sciences; dentistry; medical science; medicine; nursing; pharmaceutical sciences; public health; health systems management); the science and technology cluster (agriculture, nature resources and environment; architecture; engineering; science; renewable energy; logistics and supply chain; fundamental study), and the social sciences cluster (business, economics and communications; education; humanities; social sciences; law).

The university is aiming to become a research university and to rank within Thailand’s top 10 universities overall. Naresuan University has a number of research centres set up to help work towards this aim. These centres of excellence are: Small and Medium Enterprises Management; Academic Excellence in Applied Physics; fungal research; innovation and technology for water treatment; Water Resources Research Center; SET Investment Center; tourism management (CETM) and biomaterial.

Naresuan was ranked as "Very Good" in a study of Thai universities conducted by the Thai Commission on Higher Education in 2006.

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Key statistics

  • 16.7
    No. of students per staff
  • 66 : 34
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 1%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 24,827
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2023 World University Rankings

Subjects taught at Naresuan University

  • Life sciences

    • Veterinary Science
    • Biological Sciences
    • Sport Science
    • Agriculture & Forestry
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Other Health
    • Medicine & Dentistry
  • Social sciences

    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Geography
    • Communication & Media Studies
    • Sociology
  • Business & economics

    • Business & Management
    • Economics & Econometrics
    • Accounting & Finance
  • Physical sciences

    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
    • Mathematics & Statistics
    • Chemistry
    • Physics & Astronomy
  • Education

    • Education
  • Arts & humanities

    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
    • Archaeology
    • History, Philosophy & Theology
    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
    • Architecture
  • Law

    • Law
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Engineering & technology

    • Civil Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    • General Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering