North Maharashtra University was established on August 15, 1990 after separating it from the parent University of Pune.
The university campus is located at Jalgaon in Maharashtra, India. It occupies an area of 404 acres (1.63 km2) on the banks of Girna river. Massive plantation has been undertaken to enrich the natural beauty of the campus.
In 2001, NAAC Accredited the prestigious 4 Star Status to the University. The university was reaccredited by NAAC as 'B'(CGPA 2.88 on 4 point scale) grade university. Currently during the third cycle of accreditation by NAAC, the University has been awarded with 'A' grade(CGPA 3.05 on 4 point scale) Separate hostel facilities for male and female students are available on the campus on the basis of merit and certain other restrictions. Staff quarters are located within the campus.
The university library has six floors and more than 50,000 books. There are more than 500 magazines subscribed in the Library reading section.
Research students of the North Maharashtra University establish the North Maharashtra University Research Scholar Association on the 14 September 2009 by the hand of Honorable Prin. Dr. K. B. Patil (V. C.).
Currently there are 62 members comprising the university's teaching faculty.