The Сity is an important educational center, which prepares highly qualified specialists. There are 10 institutions of higher education, public and private, in which about 36 thousand students receive vocational and higher education.
Higher education institutions such as Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University, Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas, Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University prepare qualified professionals for industry, trade, financial, tourist, medical areas. Ivano-Frankivsk occupies the fourth place in Ukraine by the number of foreign students. The percentage of non-resident students in Ivano-Frantivsk institutions of higher education is rising gradually.