There are approximately 40 nursery schools in Klaipeda. Most of them are public. Only a few are run privately. Furthermore, in Klaipeda exist 15 lower secondary schools, 3 schools for children with special needs, 10 gymnasiums and 5 vocational training schools. Higher education is provided by 2 universities - Klaipedos and Internatioanl LCC University - and 5 colleges.