• 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 709 primary schools, 566 middle schools and 552 high schools and 206 vocational&technic schools. (2022)
  • There are 162,049 primary school, 153,862 middle school and 192,095 high school students in Konya. Vocational&technic schools have 73,233 students (2022)
  • More schools are opening in Konya for prominent sectors. Karatay Ayken Vocational School 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 282,237 university graduates, Konya is ranked 8th in Türkiye. Konya also hosts 36,669 master’s degree holders (6th), 6,467 PhDs (4th) and over 129.000 university students (6th). (2023)
  • Konya hosts more than 5,600 academics with 1,107 of them being professors. Konya is 4th in Türkiye in both of these categories. (2023)
  • Konya also hosts vocational schools of higher education providing a qualified workforce to various sectors.
  • Student number per class is 23 for primary schools, 21 for high schools and 18 for vocational&technic schools. (2022) 
  • Selçuk University is the biggest university in the city with 68.195 students 24 faculties, 8 institutes, 5 higher education schools, 22 vocational higher education schools, 53 research centers and a conservatory. (2024)
  • KTO Karatay University has 9,115 students, 5 faculties, 3 higher education schools, 3 vocational schools, 1 institute and 6 research centers. (2024)
  • Necmettin Erbakan University has 39,453 students, 20 faculties, 7 vocational schools, 4 institutes and 37 research centers. (2023)
  • Konya Food and Agriculture University has 1,325 students, 3 faculties, 2 institutes and 7 research centers. (2023)
  • Konya Technical University has 4 faculties, 1 vocational school, 1 institute, 11 research centers and 12,087 students. (2024)


Source: TURKSTAT, YÖK, Websites of Universities

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