Most educational expenses are covered from the state and local budgets.Education funding is used for:
- pre-school education;
- school education;
- vocational education;
- higher education;
- post-graduate studies;
- out-of-school education and after-school activities for children;
- programmes for the material and technical equipment of educational institutions;
- fundamental and applied studies in the education area;
- other institutions and measures in the education area.
Expenses of the consolidated budget of Ukraine for education in 2016 – UAH 120 488,5 m (14,4%).