Stella Maris College for Women is a prominent women's educational institution in Chennai
. This Catholic Institution functions under the Society of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary and is affiliated to Madras University.
The college offers a wide variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. All-round development of the individuality, creativity, initiative and academic ability of all students is given great impetus. Some of the non-traditional academic activities include a course in fine arts, training in basic drawing and painting, and a course on batik and other related crafts. There are also certificate courses in Computer Programming and Entrepreneur development.
Stella Maris College greatly promotes co-curricular activities, and offers counseling services. There is a co-operative store for stationery, book bank and a library here. Hostel facilities and scholarships are other features.