Sri Dhavala College, Moodbidri was established in 1979. The college has grown into a prominent institution of higher education in Moodbidri. The college is located on a spacious and serene campus, away from the hustle and bustle of the town. The college also offers various courses under the open and distance learning program of Indira Gandhi National University.
The college caters to the educational needs of a wide range of students, especially those belonging to low socio-economic groups. Adequate emphasis is given to the education of girls from rural areas.
There is a girls hostel common to all the students studying in institutions run by the management. It functions in a rented building. It can accommodate about 25 students. A new women's hostel building is under construction. It is located in the college campus. It is proposed to accommodate 75 girls and scheduled to be completed by 2011.
The institution has well equipped newly constructed computer lab with 44 computers, LCD, Printer, UPS and generator facility. The Computers are networked
The Institution provides placement to eligible students through Campus Interviews from reputed companies.