• 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, 572 middle schools and 545 high schools and 209 vocational&technic schools. (2021)
  • There are 154,522 primary school, 154,815 middle school and 179,400 high school students in Konya. Vocational&technic schools have 71,785 students (2021)
  • 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 269,370 university graduates, Konya is ranked 7th in Türkiye. Konya also hosts 34,349 master’s degree holders (6th), 6,226 PhDs (4th) and over 120.000 university students (6th). (2021)
  • 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 schools, 27 for high schools and 18 for vocational&technic schools. (2021) 
  • Selçuk University is the biggest university in the city with 67.787 students 23 faculties, 7 institutes, 5 higher education schools, 23 vocational higher education schools, 53 research centers and a conservatory. (2023)
  • KTO Karatay University has 9,115 students, 5 faculties, 3 higher education schools, 3 vocational schools, 1 institute and 6 research centers. (2023)
  • Necmettin Erbakan University has 39,116 students, 20 faculties, 9 vocational schools, 4 institutes and 35 research centers. (2023)
  • Konya Food and Agriculture University has 1,284 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 13,102 students. (2023)


Source: TURKSTAT, YÖK, Websites of Universities

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