- Orel State Academy
- Orel State Institute
- Orel State Institution of Higher Education
- Orel State University of Higher Education
Orel State University which is also known as Federal State Educational Institution of Higher Education is the leading higher education Institution in the city of Orel. Orel State University was founded in 1931 as an industrial-Pedagogical Institute. In 1932 industrial-Pedagogical Institute became Orel Pedagogical Institute. On 13 December 1994 Orel State Pedagogical Institute was renamed into Orel State Pedagogical University, which is on September 11, 1996 renamed into the Orel State University. Orel State University is unique in many aspects. Orel State University is the only classical university Orel who is the member of the Association of classical universities of the Russian Federation and the only educational institution in the region which provide training on a wide range of areas and specialties of higher and postgraduate education, training, retraining. Orel State University is the only institution that gives professionals in the area of most humane professions like doctors and teachers. Currently, Orel State University implements 110 basic educational programs of higher education in large groups of 14 training areas and specialties.