In Ukraine, all citizens are guaranteed an equal opportunity to get free education. Nearly 22,300 general-education schools, mainly state-run, operate in Ukraine. Approximately 7,000,000 pupils attend these schools. More than half of these pupils (57%) are educated in the Ukrainian language; the rest of the schools teach Ukrainian as a separate subject. There are schools where the language of instruction is Russian Moldovian, Hungarian, Romanian, Polish, Crimean Tatar, etc.
Ukraine has 232 institutions of higher learning of the 3rd-4th level of accreditation and 778 institutions of higher learning of the lst-2nd levels of accreditation. Above 888,500 and 645,000 students study at those institutions.
New types of educational institutions, including private schools and colleges are being established.