Novosibirsk State Technical University is one of the largest universities in Siberia. The University was one of the first universities in Russia to implement a multi-level scheme of training. Currently, a three-level scheme is used in full-part training at all the faculties of NSTU. Training is carried out in 26 licenced directions and 66 fields of specialization in engineering, economics, and humanities, work on licecning new specialized fields being continued. An annual first-year enrollment amounts to 1,415 in full-time and 525 in part-time options respectively. Tuition is free for students who fully meet the admission requirements. Besides, training on a contract basis is offered in all directions and fields of specialization.
The University has 8 teaching buildings, their total area being 115,729 m2. Its research laboratories and classrooms are provided with modern facilities and equipment to provide a high standard of training. All the premises of the University comprise 21 buildings with the total area of 233,697 m2. The University is actively involved in developing and expanding its laboratory and research facilities. Computer classes set up at all the faculties and departments of the University are equipped with 1,600 up-to-date personal computers. All the eight teaching buildings are connected to the University local computer network having more than 80 servers of various levels and application. 1,200 workstations have an access to the Internet. Instructional and research laboratories of the engineering faculties are equipped with machine-tools, instrumentation devices, and industrial robots to make the training process efficient and effective.. The richest in the city library having over 1 million textbooks, manuals, reference books, periodicals, and fiction books provides a wide range of services to students and staff.