NUST MISIS today is a dynamic scientific and educational centre attracting the best graduates, scientists and lecturers. The University specifically focuses on integrating science, education and innovations, as well as establishing a creative environment for unlocking the potential of every student.
By 2021, NUST MISIS intends to strengthen its leadership positions in a number of areas, including material sciences, metallurgy and mining, as well as strongly strengthen its presence in bio materials, nano- and IT-technologies.
In 2018, NUST MISIS confirmed its position in the THE World University Rankings and entered the TOP-100 universities in countries with actively developing economies of the world, compiled by Times Higher Education. The university has shown significant growth in the QS World University Rankings and in the QS World University Rankings by Subject in three areas: "Materials Science", "Physics", "Mechanical Engineering". NUST MISIS has also entered the ARWU-2018 Ranking and the TOP-100 of the ARWU Global Ranking of Academic Subjects in two directions: Metallurgical Engineering and Mining & Mineral Engineering.