The faculty has approximately 480 employees and 1500 students at campuses in Tromsø, Alta, Harstad and Narvik. At campus in Tromsø the faculty has the NFH-building, Nature of Science-building, House 5, Arctic Biology-building and premises at the Science Park at its disposal. Further, the faculty has three research vessel; RV Helmer Hanssen, RV Johan Ruud and RV Hyas. A fourth, RV Kronprins Haakon will be built and expected to be completed around 2017.
The Faculty Board is the top organ of the faculty. The daily work at the faculty is managed by the Dean and Faculty Director.