One of the finest temples to learning in Kerala, Mar Athanasius College is a Grade A institution certified by NAAC, an autonomous body under UGC. Affiliated to the MG University, MA College, Kothamangalam provides a variety of courses for the student to choose from. Established in 1955, M. A. College has evolved into a much acclaimed instittution with many undergraduate and post graduate courses. The college also has four Regional University Research Centres in English, Chemistry, Physics and Economics where Ph.D programmes are pursuede .
The founding fathers have laid strong foundations for the college and today it is a matter of pride to be a alumnus of this institution. The college in Alma Mater to many who have made a mark in their life.