St. Xavier's College in Mumbai named after Francis Xavier, the 16th-century Spanish Jesuit saint is a top liberal arts college in India. Its campus in South Mumbai is built in the Indo-Gothic style of architecture, and recognized as a heritage structure. The college was founded by German Jesuits in 1869. The college is a preferential option for the marginalized and it makes an overall development inculcating both human and spiritual values.
Bachelor of mass media in this college is a course introduced from the academic year 2000-2001, by the University of Mumbai. The duration of this course is three years. The course covers all the related topics of the study fields. The students come from all three faculties where the marking system is different and an entrance test is conducted for the admission purposes. This is full time degree course. The course syllabus is designed in a way that it not only imparts the theoretical but practical training also. It has been designed to provide students with a firm grounding in communication skills, critical thinking and creativity. The students are also facilitated to take up the internships in media industries. The success rate of students is 90 to 100 percent across all departments, and 95 to 100 percent in university examinations.