Meenakshi College for Women is an institution that works towards the goal of continuous improvement in the discovery and sharing of knowledge a goal envisioned by the founder, Prof. K. R. Sundararajan, and carried forward by the Founder Principal, Dr. K.S. Lakshmi.
Founded on 4 July, 1975, the International Womens Year, the College has always been committed to providing young women with quality higher education in the course of which they imbibe the cardinal virtues of Faith, Fidelity and Fortitude.
The college offers a total of 26 programmes leading to B.A., B.Sc., B.Com., M.A., M.Sc., M.Com., M.C.A., M.Phil. and Ph.D degrees.
The college was accredited with the coveted A+ grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in 2007.