St Philomena College was founded by Msgr Antony Patrao who felt that a College in this part of the state would save the people of the inconvenience of moving to distant places for higher education. He set out to realize his dream and the mission was accomplished in the year 1958.
St. Philomena College, Puttur is affiliated to Mangalore University and it is managed by the Catholic Board of Education, Mangalore
The St. Philomena College Campus located at Puttur, which happens to be the second biggest town in South Canara District.
A green campus with calm and serene atmosphere inspiring the students to achieve their goals and gain new heights in their lives. The campus is located about 2 KMs from the heart of the town.