NENU has a group of high-level graduate supervisors including 298 doctoral supervisors and 1,201 master supervisors. The multi-level echelon of excellent faculty members is staffed with the academician of the Third World Academy of Science, dual-appointed academicians, members of Discipline Evaluation Group of the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council, members of Thousand Talents Program, distinguished professors and visiting professors of Chang Jiang Scholars Program, and winners of the National Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, etc..
According to the concept of respected education, NENU implements its innovative talents training plan and establishes the guidelines to educate postgraduates mainly through curricula and doctoral candidates mainly through scientific researches, which optimizes the training scheme and reforms the training mode and curricula so as to strengthen its scientific innovation and ethical education, thereby, the quality of NENU graduates is greatly improved. NENU graduates enjoy a high reputation for its solid theoretical knowledge and stronger innovative ability at home and abroad. NENU has 15,348 graduate students, including 1,113 graduates as professional degree candidates, which makes NENU the base for postgraduate education in Northeast China and awarded as National Advanced Unit for Degree and Graduate Education Management and National Advanced Collective for High Learning Graduate Admission.