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The purposes of this research were to 1) analyze the characteristics of a learning person in the 21st century of students at Naresuan University and 2) analyze a structural equation modeling of factors affecting being a learning person in the 21st century of students at Naresuan University. The samples of this study were 440 first year to fourth-year undergraduate students. They were selected by multi-stage random sampling. The research instrument was a questionnaire which was divided 1 copy into three sections. The reliability of the research instrument The 6 variables were predictive variables include motivation for achievement have a reliability .838 attitude towards learning .812 were self-confidence .869 learning and teaching activities that focus on learner-centered approach .906 parental support .891 and identifier include being a learning person in the 21st century have a reliability .982. The data were analyzed by using frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, simple correlation coefficient, second order confirmatory factor analysis, and structural equation modeling analysis. It was found that the characteristics of a learning person in the 21st century of students at Naresuan University were related to empirical data and construct validity. There were 5 characteristics and 26 indicators. The first characteristic was self-seeking which consisted of 5 indicators. The second characteristic was creative thinking and innovation which consisted of 5 indicators. The third characteristic was ethics which consisted of 6 indicators. The fourth characteristic was academic leadership and skills for learning and development which consisted of 9 indicators. The fifth characteristic was skills for information, media, technology know-how, and computer use which consisted of 1 indicator. They were statistically significant at .01. There were 4 factors affecting being a learning person of students at Naresuan University. These factors were learning and teaching activities that focus on learner-centered approach ( = 0.165), self-confidence ( = 0.104), attitude towards learning ( = 0.081), and motivation for achievement ( = 0.055), However, parental support did not lead to being a learning person in the 21st century of students at Naresuan University.
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