• There are 3 public and 2 private universities in Konya, 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 719 primary schools, 583 middle schools and 382 high schools and 214 vocational&technic schools. (2020)
  • There are 151,451 primary school, 143,370 middle school and 178,631 high school students in Konya. Vocational&technic schools have 75,873 students (2020)
  • More schools are opening in Konya for prominent sectors. Shoemaking Vocational School for Girls in Aykent Shoemakers Industrial Site, Üzümlü Defense Industry Vocational School, Huğlu Defense Industry Vocational School, Ereğli Fatih Vocational School and Aselsan Vocational School are few of the examples.
  • With 253,942 university graduates, Konya is ranked 8th in Türkiye. Konya also hosts 27,590 master’s degree holders (6th), 5,956 PhDs (4th) and over 100.000 university students (6th). (2020)
  • Konya hosts more than 5,800 academics with 1,061 of them being professors. Konya is 4th in Türkiye in both of these categories. (2022)
  • Konya also hosts vocational schools of higher education providing a qualified workforce to various sectors.
  • Student number per class is 22 for primary and middle schools, 20 for high schools and 18 for vocational&technic schools. (2020)
  • Selçuk University is the biggest university in the city with 64.104 students 23 faculties, 7 institutes, 5 higher education schools, 23 vocational higher education schools, 53 research centers and a conservatory. (2022)
  • KTO Karatay University has 8,685 students, 6 faculties, 3 higher education schools, 3 vocational schools, 1 institute and 4 research centers. (2022)
  • The other state university, Necmettin Erbakan University has 35.474 students, 20 faculties, 8 vocational schools, 4 institutes and 31 research centers. (2022)
  • Konya Food and Agriculture University has 897 students, 3 faculties, 2 institutes and 7 research centers. (2022)
  • Konya Technical University has 4 faculties, 1 vocational school, 1 institute, 11 research centers and 12.482 students. (2022)


Source: TURKSTAT, YÖK, Websites of Universities

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