About Us


Manipal Academy of Higher Education is synonymous with excellence in higher education. Over 28,000 students from 57 different nations live, learn and play in the sprawling University town, nestled on a plateau in Karnataka’s Udupi district. It also has nearly 2500 faculty and almost 10000 other support and service staff, who cater to the various professional institutions in health sciences, engineering, management, communication and humanities which dot the Wi-Fi-enabled campus. The University has off-campuses in Mangalore and Bangalore, and off-shore campuses in Dubai(UAE) and Melaka (Malaysia). The Mangalore campus offers medical, dental, and nursing programs. The Bangalore Campus offers programs in Regenerative Medicine. The Dubai campus offers programs in engineering, management and architecture, and the Melaka campus offers programs in medicine and dentistry. Every institute has world class facilities and pedagogy, which are constantly reviewed and upgraded to reflect the latest trends and developments in higher education.

The Manipal College of Nursing (MCON), one of the leading institutions in India for nursing education and research, was established in 1990. It is ranked 3rd among top nursing colleges in India by The Week. MCON has progressively grown in strength and scope over the years. It has highly qualified faculty, excellent infrastructure and the university's teaching hospitals, which provide a wholesome experience in nursing education. Our mission is to be a world class nursing institution with international standards and a hallmark of excellence in nursing education, practice and research. MCON has six clinical departments, and offers various academic programs, starting from diploma in nursing, B.Sc Nursing, Post basic B.Sc Nursing, M.Phil Nursing and PhD in nursing. For the first time in India, an Endowment Chair to promote research in nursing has been established at MCON Manipal by the Manipal Academy of Higher Education in 2013. Each year various conferences and workshops are organized by MCON for continuous improvement in Nursing, Education, Research and Practice.