It is a multi-disciplinary University with campuses at Bangalore, Hyderabad, Indore, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Shirpur, having 12 constituent schools that include Management, Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture, Commerce, Business Economics, Science, Law, Aviation, Liberal Arts, Design & Distance Learning. It has been accredited by NAAC with 3.59 CGPA (out of 4) and Grade ''A+''.
NMIMS was established in 1981 by Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal with the help of a donation from Narsee Monjee Educational Trust as a Management Institute affiliated to University of Mumbai. NMIMS began its journey by offering a Masters in Management Studies with an intake of only 40 students and 4 full time faculty.
It became a deemed university established under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 by notification of UGC in 2003.
The Mumbai campus was established in 1981 and is the flagship campus of the university. The schools include:
Center of Excellence is: