Walailak University is now a truly world-class university as it has been ranked by Times Higher Education (THE).
On 12 October 2022, THE released the results of its rankings which placed Walailak University at 1501+. This translated to 11th rank in Thailand. THE’s World University Rankings (WUR) assessed about 1,800 universities worldwide. Previously, Walailak University has been ranked in THE Impact Rankings category which placed Walailak University at 600th - 800th, and the QS Asia University Rankings, at 19th among Thai universities.