CUSAT is academically structured into nine faculties: Engineering, Environmental Studies, Humanities, Law, Marine Sciences, Medical Sciences and Technology, Science, Social Science and Technology.
CUSAT has at present 29 Departments of study and research offering graduate and post graduate programmes across a wide spectrum of disciplines in frontier areas of engineering, science, technology, humanities, law and management.
During the last three decades of its existence, CUSAT has registered steady growth and has earned recognition as one of the highly reputed and internationally acclaimed Indian Universities.
The university has academic links and exchange programmes with several institutions across the globe. The emergence of CUSAT as the single Indian University to be chosen for long-term financial assistance by the Government of Netherlands under the MHO programme eloquently testifies to its proud record of academic achievements and strengths.