The university offers about 120 programs of study in technical, economic, and humanitarian fields at the Bachelor’s, Master’s, Ph. D., and post-doctoral levels. Approximately 3000 faculty members and employees work at the university. Total number of enrolled students exceeds 25 thousand. The university has 17 faculties and institutes. More than 100 research and educational laboratories and centers operate at the university.
The university collaborates with the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Akademgorodok Technopark, Russian and foreign universities and innovative companies, such as Siemens, D-Link, Cisco, National Instruments, Sun Microsystems, Deckel-Maho-Gildemeister, Kjellberg Finsterwalde etc.
The university campus contains 9 academic buildings, 8 halls of residence for graduate, post-graduate, and international students; a cultural center, a sport palace, a ski depot, a sport center, a swimming pool, a clinic, summer camps on the Ob River and in Gorny Altay, 2 kindergardens.
NSTU is one of the leading universities in Russia; its innovation projects related to engineering education and innovative infrastructure are supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia. In 2014 NSTU was awarded 5 Stars by QS Stars university ranking for innovation and 3 Stars for overall performance.