Located in the heart of Bangalore, Christ University is one of the most popular universities in the city. Established in 1969 as Christ College, affiliated to Bangalore University, the institute was granted deemed-to- be - university status in 2008. The university offers a range of nationally and internationally recognized undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs in a variety of academic disciplines including Law, Business Administration, Commerce, Management, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. In addition, it offers professional courses in a number of fields including Business Management, Computer Application, Hotel Management, Mass Communication, Social Work, Engineering and Tourism. It is one of the favorite destinations of foreign students with a growing foreign student community of more than 2,300 in 2014.
Due to the introduction of innovative and modern curricula, insistence on academic discipline, imparting of Holistic Education, a team of creative and dedicated staff, the institution has been continually rated amongst the top 10 educational institutions of the country. The University has around 12000 students from all over India and some parts of the world and around 500 faculty members.