Mother Teresa Women's University

country rank  366
world rank  7657

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University Overview

Founded in 1984, Mother Teresa Women's University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Kodaikanal (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Tamil Nadu. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Mother Teresa Women's University (MTWU) is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 250-499 students) women only higher education institution. Mother Teresa Women's University (MTWU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 36 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Indian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name मदर टेरेसा महिला विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym MTWU
Founded 1984
Motto Empowerment of Women through Education

University Location

Address Ananthagiri 4th Street
Kodaikanal (population range: 50,000-249,999)
624 102 Tamil Nadu
T +91 (4542) 241 021
F +91 (4542) 241 121

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Women Only
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Mother Teresa Women's University
Kodaikanal 624 102
+91 (4542) 241 685

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 250-499
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Mother Teresa Women's University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council NAAC
  • National Council of Teacher Education NCTE

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020