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INDIA - STELLA MARIS COLLEGE, CHENNAI
India - Stella Maris College, Chennai
About Stella Maris
Stella Maris College, a Catholic institution of higher education for women is an autonomous college affiliated to the University of Madras and is partly residential. The College, which is under the direction of the Society of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary, is a minority institution that provides university education in a Christian atmosphere. Besides, the College commits itself to serve the economically weak, socially underprivileged and needy students.
Beginning on August 15th, 1947, with an enrolment of 32 students, the college has at present over 3000 students housed in large buildings on the beautiful campus of "The Cloisters", Cathedral Road, Chennai.
The college became autonomous in 1987 and has 13 undergraduate and 10 graduate programs. Research programs such as M.Phil and Ph.D and also graduate diploma courses are part of the academic curricula.
In recognition of its academic excellence, the National Assessment and Accreditation Council, an Autonomous Institution of the University Grants Commission, has accredited Stella Maris College at the Five Star level among the autonomous colleges of India.
Estimated Cost of the Program
There are two hostels for resident students: Our Lady’s and Joseph’s. Appart from friendly rivalry in games and sports, all resident students are friendly and caring.
Students are required to have a minimum 2.5 GPA, at least 45 credits, and be in good standing at RMU (Academic Services, Financial Services, Student Affairs).
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