According to a recent article in The Hindu, classes began here earlier this week on a 25-acre campus about 10 kilometers from the capital, Thimphu. The college, which is affiliated to the Royal University of Bhutan, has offer bachelor’s degrees in “computer application, business administration, commerce and arts programmes in English, economics, environmental science, Dzongkha (national language), sociology and political science.”
Currently, the campus has 16 buildings, including dormitories, dining facilities, a bookstore, a gym and a football field. However, more is planned and construction is due to be completed by 2011. By the time everything is complete, about $11 million will have been spent.
No word yet on what the tuition costs will be, nor what the first senior prank will involve.