Patrician College Arts & Science, a Catholic Co-educational Institution, is affiliated to the University of Madras. The College is under the directive of the Brothers of the Patrician Order. The congregation was established in 1808 by Bishop Daniel Delaney. The members draw inspiration from the life and spirit of its Patron Saint - St. Patrick. Apart From Catholics, others also are admitted irrespective of caste and creed and their rights of conscience are respected. It began in the year 2001 in St. Michael's campus with a strength of 155 students. It functions as a Minority self financing institution catering to the students emerging from the Patrician and neighboring schools. It is now housed in a separate campus on the Canal Bank Road, Kottur, with large classrooms and excellent facilities set in a lush green campus.
Patrician College will emerge as the Centre for Excellence in Higher Education and build Human Resources with values to make a significantcontribution to society
To provide a holistic education for intelluctual and physical development,social and cultural sensitivity and economic opportunities that will empower every student to live in harmony