There are five universities in Konya, three being public and two private, namely Selçuk University, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya Technical University, KTO Karatay University, and Konya Food and Agriculture University.
Konya hosts 3 medical schools: Meram Medical School, a faculty of Necmettin Erbakan University, KTO Karatay Medical School and Selçuklu Medical School, a faculty of Selçuk University.
Konya has the %2.94 of the primary schools (735), %3.20 of secondary schools (601), and there are 348 secondary education institutions in Konya.
Konya is the 6th city in Turkey with its student number. The total student number is %2,84 of Turkey.
More schools are opening in Konya for forthcoming sectors. Shoemaking Vocational School for Girls in Aykent Shoemakers Industrial Site is a good example.
With 19.814 university graduates, Konya has an educated population. Konya also hosts 21.330 master’s degree holders (6th), 5.505 PhDs (4th) and over 100.000 university students (8th).
Konya hosts more than 4.000 academics with 797 of them being professors. Konya is 4th in Turkey in both of these categories.
Konya also hosts vocational schools of higher education providing a qualified workforce to various sectors.
English medium schools are also present in Konya for the education of investors’ children.
Konya hosts 837 preschool education institutions.
Schooling rate for Konya is 95% for school-age. Schooling rate at the high school level is 94,21%
47 of the 1509 non-formal education centers in Turkey are in Konya.
Konya is below the national average of 13 regarding the number of students per teacher with 15 on high school levels. The number is 16 students per teacher at primary level.
Selçuk University, approximately 65.000 students 23 faculties, 6 institutes, 47 research centers, and a conservatory, is the biggest university in the city.
KTO Karatay University has 6 faculties, 3 institutes, and 7 research centers with more than 8.000 students.
The other state university, Necmettin Erbakan University has 19 faculties, 4 institutes, and 25 research centers with over 35.000 students.
Konya Food and Agricultural University is continuing education with its 3 faculties, 2 institutes, and 4 research centers with 400 students.
Konya Technical University has 4 faculties, 1 institute, and approximately 18.000 students.