The faculty has approximately 200 employees and 650 students in 12 different study programs.
MINA is also home to two of NMBU's centres:
- CERAD - a Centre of Excellence (CoE) - which conducts research on enironmental pollution and radioactivity.
- earthresQue - a Centre for Research-based Innovation (SFI) - devloping technologies and systems for sustainable handling and treatment of waste and surplus masses.
MINA was created on January 01, 2017, and is the result of a merger between the then Department of Environmental Sciences (IMV) and the Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management (INA).