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 17.305 and the number of academic personel is 738. There are 426 academic staff in the university. Since its establisment 14.103 associate degree, 13.483 Bachelor's degree, 630 Master and 15 Doctorate 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 17.000 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 2020-2021 academic year, there are 261 (230 public, 31 private) schools in Karaman. In addition, 52.391 students receive education in public, private and open education institutions. In Karaman, which has an important place in vocational and technical education, 20 schools and 4.247 students receive vocational training for prominent sectors in Karaman. Food departments were opened especially in vocational high schools.Vocational High Schools, Industrial Vocational High Schools and various high schools that provide qualified workforce to different sectors also contribute to the labor force.Anatolian High Schools and private colleges are providing education in English. So they also contribute to the education life of Karaman.
There are 39 pre-school education institutions, 28 official and 11 private, in Karaman during the 2020-2021 academic year.
In Pre- School Education ; %80,81
Schooling rates according to the school age population is %97,08 in Karaman.
8 non-formal training centers operate in Karaman.
Karaman province has a literacy rate of % 98,01 in terms of basic education. This ratio is %97,24 in Turkey. The proportion of women in illiterate population is higher than men.
According to the TUIK data, the number of students per teacher in Primary Education is 14; in Middle School 14; in Elementary School 11 in Karaman. In Turkey the number of students per teacher in Primary Education is 17; in Middle School 15; in Elementary School 11.
In 2019-2020, the net schooling rates for secondary education are 92.70 % in Karaman.