NSU is a modern university demonstrating rapid and dynamic growth

In 2007 NSU was one of 57 Russian universities to win the national education project’s competition of innovative educational programs
In 2009 NSU earned the status of the National Research University
Since 2021, NSU has been a participant in the "Research Leadership" track of the Strategic Academic Leadership Priority 2030 Program

NSU in world rankings

1

According to QS World University Rankings NSU is the best Russian University for scientific research in 2014-2016

260

QS World University Rankings

8

QS University Rankings: Emerging Europe and Central Asia

Top
500

QS Graduate Employability Rankings

50

THE World University Rankings. Top 100 universities with the best student-to-staff ratios

82

QS University Rankings: by Subject area. Natural Sciences

51—100

QS University Rankings: by Subject. Petroleum Engineering

102

QS University Rankings: by Subject. Physics & Astronomy

117

QS University Rankings: by Subject. Mathematics

44

QS University Rankings: by Subject area. Natural sciences. Employer Reputation

37

QS University Rankings: by Subject. Petroleum Engineering. Employer Reputation

41

QS University Rankings: by Subject. Physics & Astronomy. Employer Reputation

57

QS University Rankings: by Subject. Biological Sciences. Employer Reputation

81

QS University Rankings: by Subject. Computer Science & Information Systems. Employer Reputation

62

QS University Rankings: by Subject. Chemistry. Employer Reputation

68

QS University Rankings: by Subject. Mathematics. Employer Reputation