Nitte (Deemed-to-be University) has its roots in a group of Institutions established by the Nitte Education Trust. The University offers education in diverse areas of learning including health professions education, engineering, management, humanities, general education, vocational training, and school/pre-university education.
Nitte offers a total of 74 programs in the disciplines of medicine, allied health sciences, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, physiotherapy, speech and audiology, biological sciences, media & communication and Architecture. It has 4600+ students, 575 faculty members and 2175 support staff on roll. The University campuses are spread over 52 acres in the Deralakatte-Paneer areas of Mangalore. The University has received A+ Grading in NAAC accreditation and has been consistently placed in the Top 70-80 rank band in NIRF. The University is placed in the 401 to 450 Rank Band in the QS Rankings for Asia Region.