3369 people (57.5%)of the total number of students study at expense of public education order. 2489 people (42.5%) study on a fee-paying basis. Number of graduate student amounted 2632 people.
16 institutions carried out preparation of graduate students in 2014 year in Astana. The most popular represented specialties are: social sciences, economics and business - 30.1%, engineering science and technology - 16.8%, education - 12.1%.
In addition, as the city’s statistics department informs the number of PhD student was 401 people in 2014 including 265 (66.1%) of women.
Ph.D number is equal 401 people. The most popular specialties among PhD students are
experimental sciences -20%, law- 13.2% and humanities -12.2%.