MEENAKSHI AMMAL ARTS AND SCIENCE COLLEGE is a private, unaided co-education Institution approved by the Government of Tamil Nadu and affiliated to the University of Madras. It was established in 2001 and is governed by Meenakshi Ammal Trust, a Public Charitable and Educational Trust. It is the Founder Chairperson Tmt. D. Meenakshi Ammal, a philanthropist who wanted the socio-economically backward students residing in and around Uthiramerur to have access to quality education. The College offers eight undergraduate courses and one postgraduate course in Commerce.

The primary aim of the College is to provide students a conducive learning environment, to help them kindle their skills, develop their full academic potential and to equip themselves fully to face the challenges of the highly competitive world.

Beyond academics, the College grooms students intellectually, spiritually, ethically, socially, artistically and physically. The College further instills in the students the courage necessary to make an impactful change in society. The discipline required to do so is developed during the three years of the undergraduate student life in the college.