Karamanoglu Mehmetbey University is the university of Karaman.It is founded by state. Karamanoğlu Mehmet Bey University has 11 faculties, 2 graduate schools, 6 vocational schools, 3 institutes and 22 research centers. The number of students at Karamanoğlu Mehmetbey University is 21.643 and number of academic and administrative staff is 1.163. Since its establisment 39.894 students have been graduated from Karamanoğlu Mehmetbey University. Karamanoğlu Mehmetbey University meets the needs of engineers and technical staff trained for the Food and Energy sectors that stand out in the region.
Karamanoğlu Mehmetbey University is one of the important institutions of our country with around 21.000 students and nearly 200 undergraduate, associate and postgraduate programs. It aims to make significant contributions to Turkish higher education, especially in the fields of Turkish language, food and agriculture, and energy, with laboratories and conference halls at international standards, social and sports facilities in its large campus.
As of the 2022-2023 academic year, there are 281 (251 public, 33 private) schools in Karaman. In addition, 55.773 students receive education in public, private and open education institutions. Karaman also has an important place in vocational and technical education. Vocational schools, vocational and technical high schools and other high schools that provide qualified workforce to different sectors also contribute to the workforce. Anatolian High Schools and private colleges that provide education in English also contribute to the educational life of our city.
There are 62 pre-school education institutions, 46 official and 16 private, in Karaman during the 2022-2023 academic year.
Schooling rates in Karaman in the 2021-2022 academic period: While it is 88.66% in pre-school education (5 years old), it is 93.51% in primary education.
There are 6 non-formal education (Public Education Center) centers operating in Karaman.
Karaman province has a literacy rate of 98.21% in terms of basic education. In Türkiye, this rate is 97.52. In Karaman, The proportion of women in illiterate population is higher than men.
According to TÜİK data, in the 2021-2022 period, the number of students per teacher in primary school in Karaman is 14, 11 in secondary school and 11 in secondary education. In Türkiye, it is 18 in primary school, 14 in secondary school and 13 in secondary education.
In 2021-2022, the net schooling rates for secondary education are 91.74 % in Karaman.