Stella Maris College: Courses, Fees, Contact Details, Facilities

Ishani Mishra Ishani Mishra | Feb 16, 2024
Ishani Mishra
Ishani Mishra

Updated on - Feb 16, 2024

Stella Maris College was set up in 1947 in a small one-story building with 32 college students in Santhome, Mylapore. In the year 1960, the college moved to its present campus "The Cloisters" in Chennai. The college is set up and run by the Society of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary. Stella Maris College has been presented with the Potential for Excellence in April 2016 and in the same year it also conferred the title "The Pride of Catholic Church".

Considered to be one of the best colleges for women in the country, Stella Maris College has produced numerous renowned personalities across various fields. Read more about the student’s experience of being a part of the college here- GetMyUni Verdict.

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Stella Maris College Quick Insights

Stella Maris College Chennai is a female-only catholic college. The highlights of the college, such as recognition, university type, student-faculty ratio, approvals, facilities, etc are mentioned below.

Stella Maris College Chennai
Year of Establishment
Type of University
Campus Area
20 acres
Student-Faculty Ratio
Courses/ Degrees Offered
Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctorate
Infrastructure Facilities
Library, Auditorium, Medical Facilities, Hostels, Sports Facility, etc.

Stella Maris College Ranking

Stella Maris College has been ranked 58 among the "Top 200 Colleges in India" by NIRF 2021. Some of the earlier bagged rankings of the college are listed below: 

  • Stella Maris College was ranked 8 for Top BCA Colleges by India Today 2021. 
  • Stella Maris College was ranked 64 in India by NIRF in 2020.
  • Stella Maris College was ranked 9 for Top Science Colleges by The Week 2020. 
  • Stella Maris College was ranked 30 in India by NIRF in 2018.

Stella Maris College Courses

Stella Maris College offers various courses at different levels. Courses offered by the college are B.Sc, B.Ed, BCA, MCA, M.Sc, Ph.D., etc. Below is the table of a few courses under each faculty: 

Department Courses
Management BBA
Computer BCA, PG Diploma
Arts BSW, BA, BVA, MA, MSW, M.Phil
Science B.Sc, M.Sc, B.Voc
Commerce B.Com, M.Com
Paramedical BMLT

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Stella Maris College Departments

Stella Maris College has various departments that offer numerous courses. Below is the list of a few departments that SMC Chennai has: 

Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology
Business Administration
Computer Applications
History & Tourism
Information Technology
International Studies
Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology
Social Work

Stella Maris College Admission

Stella Maris College admissions for 2024 are open now. The registration for all courses is carried out through online mode. Applicants who desire to apply can submit the application form at the website of the college. Candidates are selected on the premise of the merit of the qualifying exam. Shortlisted applicants on the premise of their marks are called for an interview round. The final choice is primarily based on the overall performance of the applicant.

Stella Maris College Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria for Stella Maris College courses depend on the type of course chosen. The primary eligibility for UG courses is 10+2 in the relevant field with minimum required marks. For PG courses, candidates need to have a graduate degree in a relevant field with the required marks. Mentioned below are a few courses along with their eligibility criteria:

B.Sc Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have passed class 12th with PCM as the subjects.

BA Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have completed class 12th.

MA Eligibility Criteria-

  • The candidate should have a BA degree in the relevant discipline.

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Why Choose Stella Maris College?

Stella Maris College aims to empower younger ladies to face the challenges of life with braveness and commitment, to be builders of a humane and just society, and to promote a studying community wherein all, particularly those from less-privileged backgrounds, feel a part of the collaborative top-notch academic technique which is value-based and results in holistic growth.

Stella Maris College Academic Advantages

The College is devoted to serving the economically and socially marginalized sections of society and offers college schooling in a Christian atmosphere for students, particularly the ones belonging to the Catholic community. A student-centric, participatory teaching-learning evaluation system assures the scholars of optimal academic benefits. 

  • Financial assistance is provided to the needy through various scholarships.
  • Good teaching professionals
  • Wide choice of courses

Stella Maris College Result

Stella Maris College has released its 2022 results for various programs. The result is available on the college website. Students can check their results by following the below steps:

  1. Visit the result portal on the official site
  2. Log in credentials must be filled in
  3. The screen will display all the latest results
  4. Results can be downloaded for future use.  

Stella Maris College Infrastructure

Stella Maris College is known for its campus and residential facilities. SMC campus is spread over 20 acres. SMC has several clubs for college students which include Anubhuthi Club, Barathi Mandram, Classical Dance, Damini Club, etc. The library at SMC includes 6500 sq ft having a seating potential of four hundred users. There is a branch of Indian Overseas Bank(IOB) on the premises of the Stella Maris College Chennai which gives diverse facilities to the scholars and the college including an ATM, online payment, the collection of fees, etc.  Some other facilities provided are:

  • Cafeteria
  • Auditorium
  • Sports Facility
  • Guest House
  • Wifi Campus
  • Seminar Hall

Hostel Details

There is a hostel facility at SMC with a very restrained quantity of seats on a first come first serve basis. There are five hostels present on the campus for the students. Some facilities provided in the hostels are:

  • Common Room
  • TV Room
  • Outdoor Games
  • Wifi
  • Mess

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Stella Maris College Placements

Stella Maris College placements 2022 report has not been released yet. 2021 placements successfully placed over 453 candidates. There is an eminent Placement Cell in the college that invites all viable elite agencies and companies to the campus for recruitment. The average package offered for PG placements was INR 3.6 LPA. Some of the agencies that recruited students are:

Google Deloitte Royal Bank of Scotland 
Goldman Sachs KPMG World Bank

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Stella Maris College Scholarship

Stella Maris College gives scholarships and economic help both for college students studying in the various programs. Students can also avail scholarships provided by the government and private organizations. The scholarships offered by the college are mentioned below:

  • Scholarship for Merit cum need basis
  • Scholarship for SC/ST and OBC Students 

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Stella Maris College Collaboration

Stella Maris College has over one hundred strategic partnerships with exquisite institutions, which share the college’s venture and values. The MOUs offer a student exchange program, summer study tours, exchange of academic and educational information, and research collaborations. The collaborations are listed below: 

International Collaboration:

Country Partnering University
France IRCOM, Institut d’Economie Scientifique Et de Gestion, The International Federation of Catholic Universities
UK The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Nottingham Trent University, Liverpool Hope University
USA Radford University, Dominican College, Alfred University
Canada Trinity Western University
Germany Catholic University of Applied Science

National Collaboration:

  • IPA Education Private Limited, (SAP Partner), Kerala 
  • St. Thomas College, Thrissur 
  • Butterfly Gandhimathi Appliances Ltd, Chennai 
  • Yopozone Consulting Private Ltd., Chennai 
  • Kaay Labs Pvt. Ltd., Chennai
  • International Centre for Clean Water (ICCW), Chennai 
  • The Banyan, Chennai 
  • Gnanam Institute for Training in Advanced Analytics Pvt. Ltd (GITAA), Chennai 
  • St. Anne's Arts and Science College, Chennai 
  • St. Joseph's College of Arts and Science, Chennai 
  • Chennai National Arts and Science College, Chennai 
  • St. Thomas College of Arts and Science, Chennai 
  • Soka Ikeda College of Arts and Science for Women, Chennai 
  • Sindhi College of Arts and Science, Chennai 
  • International Association for Human Values IAHV 
  • Anabond Limited, Research and Development Centre, Perungudi, Chennai 
  • Hubert Enviro Care Systems Pvt. Ltd., Chennai 
  • Exel Water Systems Pvt. Ltd, Chennai 

Stella Maris College Alumni

Stella Maris College alumni association was founded in the year 1965. The alumni association has been energetic in imparting a platform for all of the Alumni to engage and network and organizes a large number of occasions each year. Some of the Stella Maris College notable alumni are:

Notable Alumni Profession
Samantha Akkineni Indian Actress
Sheela Murthy Lawyer
Preetha Reddy VC - Apollo Hospitals
Anju Bhargava Management Consultant
Manjima Mohan Indian Actress

Stella Maris College Highlights

Affiliate University TNTEU
Institution Type Public
Faculty Student Ratio 1:26
Total Faculty 143
Year of Establishment 2005
Genders Accepted Female
Total Area (In Acre) 20
Construction Area (Sq. M) 1581.76
Accredited by NAAC-A, NIRF
Recognised by UGC

Stella Maris College Student Diversity

Category Other Minority OBC Muslim Minority OBC SC OBC
Male - 1 9 8
Female 5 21 52 -
Total 5 1 30 60

Stella Maris College PTR Table

Particulars Count
Student Enrolment(Male) 100
Student Enrolment(Female) 75
Student Enrolment Total 175
Teaching Staff(Male) 3
Teaching Staff(Female) 5
Teaching Staff Total 8

Stella Maris College Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#9 in 2022 Science
#13 in 2022 Arts
#16 in 2022 Commerce
#44 in 2022 BBA
#9 in 2021 Science
#11 in 2021 Commerce
#16 in 2021 Arts
#17 in 2020 Commerce

Stella Maris College Courses & Fees 2024

Course Average Fees Duration
BSc ₹60,060 3 Years
BVA ₹9,600 4 Years
BCA ₹90,435 3 Years
BBA ₹97,935 3 Years
BSW ₹7,200 3 Years
B.Voc -- 3 Years
MSW ₹7,740 2 Years
BA ₹7,200 3 Years
BCom ₹88,935 3 Years
MA ₹40,000 2 Years

Stella Maris College Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by Stella Maris College

BSc [Bachelor of Science]

Offline On Campus

₹ 60,060 (3 Years)

BVA [Bachelor of Visual Arts]

Offline On Campus

₹ 9,600 (4 Years)

₹ 90,435 (3 Years)

₹ 97,935 (3 Years)

PhD [Doctor of Philosophy]

Offline On Campus

₹ 6,000 (3 Years)

M.Sc [Master of Science]

Offline On Campus

₹ 30,000 (2 Years)

M.Phil [Master of Philosophy]

Offline On Campus

₹ 13,230 (2 Years)

M.Com [Master of Commerce]

Offline On Campus

₹ 40,000 (2 Years)

MA [Master of Arts]

Offline On Campus

₹ 40,000 (2 Years)

B.Com [Bachelor of Commerce]

Offline On Campus

₹ 88,935 (3 Years)

BA [Bachelor of Arts]

Offline On Campus

₹ 7,200 (3 Years)

MSW [Master of Social Work]

Offline On Campus

₹ 7,740 (2 Years)

BSW [Bachelor of Social Work]

Offline On Campus

₹ 7,200 (3 Years)

Stella Maris College FAQs

What is the dress code for Stella Maris College?

Yes, students are expected to be in saree or salwar kameez, or jeans and kurta. Sleeveless is not permitted within the campus.

What are the programmes offered by the college?

The various programmes offered by the college include undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral programmes. 

Does Stella have MBA?

SMC has collaborated with Liverpool Hope University, Uk that offers an International MBA.

Is Stella Maris College Chennai approved?

Stella Maris College, Chennai is approved by UGC and accredited by NAAC with Grade 'A', NIRF.

Does Stella Maris College Chennai provide hostel facilities?

Stella Maris College, Chennai provide hostel facilities along with Wi-Fi connectivity and medical facilities. Limited number of seats are available in the hostels. 

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srikagirish Batch 2023 B.Voc [Bachelor of Vocational Studies]
Reviewed on Nov 10, 2022
4.5 Placements
4 Fees
4.5 Academics
4.5 Infrastructure
4.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : 1. I have done my internship in KVIC and Aavin industry. 2. Manufacturing or processing. 3. Average salary per year will be 2.5 lakhs and only 50 percent of batch gets placed. 4. It has a very good alumni network.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : 1

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himanshijain695 Batch 2021 BA [Bachelor of Arts]
Reviewed on Nov 03, 2022

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The admission procedure included group discussion and personal interview and the eligibility criteria was 85-90%.

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Gincygincy77 Batch 2023 BSW [Bachelor of Social Work]
Reviewed on Jul 19, 2022

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The eligibility criteria for my course is to complete class 12 with a good percentage. I didn't write any entrance exams.

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Anitha Irudhaya Raj Batch 2020 BA Economics
Reviewed on Aug 02, 2020
3.5 Placements
4 Fees
4.5 Academics
4 Infrastructure
5 Campus

Placements & Internships : I didn't go to any internship and yet I am not placed in any job because of this pandemic.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Eligibility criteria for BA economics which I did was 12th Std pass.. I didn't take any entrance exams because it is a UG

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Jenitta Frederik Batch 2021 M.Sc [Master of Science]
Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019
4.5 Placements
4.5 Fees
5 Academics
4.5 Infrastructure
4.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : No internship still I had gone through My dream company is Wipro and Infosys as a software developer and My expected salary is up to 2.5 lakhs per year

Entrance Exams & Admissions : UG result with 85% and above marks with all clear in all papers

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