Nakhon Phanom University (Thai: มหาวิทยาลัยนครพนม) was established in 2005 by combining the existing tertiary schools of Nakhon Phanom Province: Nakhon Phanom Rajabhat University, Nakhonphanom Technical College, Nakhonphanom College of Agriculture and Technology, Thatphanom Community Education College, Nawa Community Education College, and Boromarjonani College of Nursing, Nakhon Phanom.
The university is multi-campus, with the Office of the President at 103 Moo 3 Chayangkol Road, Tambol Khamtao, A.Muang, Nakhon Phanom.
Nakhon Phanom University is different from other new universities in it continues the existing functions of the combined institutions. It provides academic training at the vocational, higher vocational, undergraduate and graduate levels. The faculties, colleges, and institutes are:
the Faculty of Management Sciences and Information Technology
the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences
the Faculty of Industrial Technology (former Nakhonphanom Technical College)
the Faculty of Agriculture and Technology (former Nakhonphanom College of Agriculture and Technology)
Nawa College (former Nawa Industrial Community Education College)
Thatphanom College (former Thatphanom Industrial Community Education College)