The number of students in the state universities is decreasing, while in the private higher education institutions, on the contrary, is growing.
In 2003-2004, students of private universities accounted for 19% of the total number, in 2011-2012- 25% while in 2015-2016 school year – 32%. “Commersant” wondered what determines the demand for private education institutions.
According to the representatives of the educational sector, private institutions offer a better quality of education to students. Director of the Civil Development Institute Ia Antadzes says that this is confirmed by specific facts.
Education expert Simon Janashia also says that the private universities’ reputation is high in the country today.