Abstract: Education in society is one of the principal sources of economic growth, social stability, indispensable condition of modernization of the economy. Referring to educational service as a product rendered by educational establishments of higher schooling for education, enterprises and other organizations, one should note that this category involves not only a quantitative constituent which has economic productivity but a qualitative one expressed in the quality of the formed competences and acquired knowledge and skills in graduating students of an educational organization who are the competitive products in the market of educational services. Efficiency of the activity of higher educational organization is one of the indicators of competitiveness of the organization. At the present time, educational organizations are increasingly assuming the characteristics of commercial organizations, offering educational services which can serve as sources of additional financing for educational establishment when performing financial and economical activity in the market of educational services. Social effect of educational service consists in the fact whether university or college is able to cope with its main purpose that is graduation of highly equipped personnel to the job market who can obtain a position in their field of specialization during the 1st year. From the position of national interests, execution of educational programmes has direct and indirect effects. The main priority of the direction of the educational organization is providing a wide range of educational services with different types of correlation of the effects of educational organization with the aim of meeting the needs of population and state on the whole and attracting additional sources of financing at the expense of raising share of the economic constituent by rendering educational services.
I.Yu. Zhdankina, Yu.Yu. Sysoyeva and Ye.A. Shamin, 2016. Service Efficiency as a Factor of Competitiveness of the Organizations of Higher Education. The Social Sciences, 11: 770-773.