The enrollment is 13000 students who undergo training in 37 branches and specialities.
The total number of faculty members is 640, among them there are 43 professors, doctors of sciences; 285 senior teachers, candidates of sciences.
The University post - graduate department trains the highest qualification specialists in 27 branches. A specialized Council granting scientific degrees of candidates of sciences functions at the University. The Association of Higher Institutions of the North - West of Russia coordinates the research work of their students and has its headquarters at the Novgorod State University.