Canara College with its noble vision to prepare educationally strong and culturally vibrant students; is a prestigious institute for higher learning, well acclaimed to have its deep rooted existence since 1973 with its moral ideals, rich core values and fusion of cultural ethos. It has a glorious history and legacy in the field of imparting value-based, character building education to its aspirants. True to its motto of “Educating for Righteous Life” and philosophy of commitment towards offering quality education at affordable cost, it is located centrally in the coastal educational hub of Mangaluru city. The institution is a Konkani Linguistic Minority Institution, governed and managed by Canara High School Association, Mangaluru, reaccredited by NAAC and affiliated to Mangalore University.
It offers undergraduate programs in Commerce (B. Com), Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com) Professional with Coaching for CA and CS, Science [B. Sc. (PCM, PMC, and BZC)], Computer Applications (BCA) and Business Administration (BBA) and a post graduate program in Commerce (M. Com.).