Accredited at the 4 Star level by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) University Campus, Mangalagangotri, is located on a picturesque hillock, spread over 350 acres of land, 18 kms away from Mangalore city.
The University has 25 Post-Graduate Departments on the Campus, 2 constituent colleges, 4 law, 17 education, 5 autonomous and 126 affiliated colleges/institutions. Financial support from different funding agencies, to the tune of Rs. 6.5 Crores, has been received for the 37 ongoing Research Projects
First University in the country to start Bachelor's degree programmes in Hotel Management, Fashion Design, Garment Design, Leather Design and Human Resource Development and Post- Graduate programmes in Computer Software and Yogic Sciences. College Development Council Facilitates the affiliated colleges in securing grants form UGC for equipment, library, hostels - and introducing vocational courses
University offers innovative and need-based Master's degree programmes in Computer Science, Business Management, Microbiology, Electronics and Geo-Informatics. Variable Energy Microtron Accelerator facility, installed in collaboration with CAT, Indore and BARC, Mumbai is available for Research in Radiation Physics and interdisciplinary areas.
Has 11 Endowment Chairs on areas like Banking, Rural Development, Yoga, Environment, Literature, Fine Arts, Culture, Religion and Regional languages.
The University collaborates with several premier national and international institutions.