In North Maharashtra, Nashik is the centre of education hub. The Yashwantrao Chavhan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) and the Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences are the two state run universities in Nashik. Education has contributed to the growth of Nashik. In the field of education, the future of the city looks glorious. Good quality education in English, Hindi and Marathi is provided by government run and private schools. Residential and international schools are coming into prominence in the midst of established convent and English medium schools. Most of the schools were affiliated to the state board in the recent past; but now international schools have also come up in the city.
There are many professional colleges in the city, namely, engineering, medical, para-medical, management, mass communication, journalism and architecture and Distance Education. Many courses are available in Nashik to suit the needs of different students. Degree courses in hotel management, catering technology and travel & tourism are offered by some colleges. Women’s college affiliated to SNDT Women’s University is providing education to home makers and career women. Services of private tutors, coaching classes and hobby classes are also available. Educationists of Nasik always have quality education in their minds.