Sathyabama University (A Christian Minority Institution) formerly known as Sathyabama Engineering College was established in 1987 by Dr. Jeppiaar. It is a premier institute imparting knowledge in the areas of engineering, science, technology and education. The institution's progress and contribution to the field of technical education for over two decades resulted in granting Deemed University status on 16th July, 2001 and University status on 13th September , 2006 under section(3) of the UGC Act, 1956 by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India. The University has been awarded as Category "A" University by Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India and accredited by NAAC and also certified with DNV- GL ISO 9001 standard. The University is offering exemplary education from last 29 years.
Sathyabama University with the holy blessings of founder chancellor Colonel Dr. JEPPIAAR, and under the guidance of Tmt. Remibai Jeppiaar, Chancellor, has been strengthening its developmental activities in bearing fruits of research for betterment of the society. The architects of tomorrow and believers of today’s transformation in education; our Vice President Dr.Marie Johnson and Pro Chancellor Dr.Mariazeena Johnson providing the necessary thrust in all the development activities of the University. Dr.K.V.Narayanan,Vice Chancellor, Dr.S.S.Rau, Registrar, Dr.T.Sasipraba, Pro Vice Chancellor, Prof.Igni sabasti prabu, Controller of Examinations and Dr. A.Manimegalai, Dean (Dental College and Hospital) are providing the necessary support system for the University best endeavours.
Untiring efforts staff, students and management and positive academic ambience prevailed in the campus had made University to be ranked as 2nd among Private Universities in Tamilnadu by National Institutional Ranking Framework, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. University also declared as one among the top 31 universities by the Times Higher Education Ranking.
The University offers 27 programmes at UG level and 41 programmes at PG level in all disciplines. The University has excellent infrastructure facilities including modern laboratories, library with multimedia facilities, internet and other general amenities. The University holds great promise to expand the applications of space technology, benefiting the common man and enriching the quality of life in association with Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). University has written a special page in the history of space research on 22nd June, 2016 with the launch of “SATHYABAMASAT” in association with ISRO. Right from quality technical manpower to ethical needs, the expectations of the nation from us, we arrived to a position to deliver with consistence. The launch of “SATHYABAMASAT” and accolades received in world platforms is a specimen.
Our motto is “TOGETHER FOR BETTER TOMORROW” and our mantra of Success is “LEARN TODAY and LEAD TOMORROW”. We practice and teach to ours students that “JOY OF LIVING IS IN JOY OF GIVING”. The University aims to be the destiny of efficient and responsible technocrats those are fit enough to serve the industry and society.