Walailak University is a residential university equipped with modern educational facilities, services and accommodation for students and staff, located against a beautiful backdrop of mountain scenery in Tha Sala District, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, Thailand. The campus is 780 kilometers south of Bangkok, a 21⁄2 hour drive from the beach resorts of Samui Island, Surat Thani and Krabi, and from the busy commercial center and international airport of Hat Yai. Nakhon Si Thammarat is well served by daily air, train and bus services from Bangkok, Hat Yai, Phuket, and Malaysia. The University has a total area of 3,600 acres, making it the largest campus of any university in Thailand. Besides the main campus at Tha Sala, Walailak also has a coordinating office in Bangkok and a service center in neighboring Surat Thani province.