Comprises twelve years of free basic education – six years of primary and six years of secondary education. There are 39,432 schools in Thailand, 37,781 under the Ministry of Education, 78 state universities, including two open universities, Ramkhamheang University and Sukhothai Thammathirat University. There are 67 privately-operated universities, colleges and institutions in Thailand offering diplomas and degrees.

Source: Thailand Executive Diary 2008