Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, a Deemed University, was established in 1987. The main entrance is located on the old Mamallapuram road and the institute is about 15 km from Adyar, Chennai
Formerly known as Sathyabama Engineering College, this is a christian minority institution, pioneered by Jeppiaar Educational Trust. This university is partly residential and non-affiliating type, offering programs such as BE, BTech, BArch, MCA, MBA, MTech and MSc. The placement cell of the institute looks after the employment needs of the students.