Education Minister Suchart Tadathamrongvej has revoked the permit for E-sarn University over the selling of diplomas.
The private university in Khon Kaen will close on October 31. However, rector Assadang Sawaengnam plans to file a lawsuit with the Administrative Court, seeking a temporary injunction.
Kamjorn Tatiyakavi, deputy secretary-general of the Office of the Higher Education Commission, said the university would be held responsible for seeing that its students are transferred to other universities. E-Sarn University has enrolment of 8,565, with about 2,000 undergraduate students.