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.