SNMV College of Arts and Science was promoted in 1989, the silver jubilee year of CWA (Coimbatore Welfare Association). It is located in a serene campus of 50 acres at Malumichampatti, near the famous Eachanari temple on Coimbatore-Pollachi national highway.
The untiring efforts of CWA have enabled SNMV to blossom into a centre of learning. Today, it offers a rich array of UG and PG programmes along with Research and Doctoral programmes complemented by fourteen Value Added Courses sponsored by the UGC. The present strength of the college is 3279 students and 145 teaching faculty members and 66 non-teaching staff members. The college is approved by AICTE and is affiliated to Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.
The aim of SNMV is to promote student development through value-based education. The college strongly believes in enhancing the positive growth of youth in order to establish them as citizens who can make the world a better place. It also aspires to foster the development of the myriad cultures and traditions that India proudly nurtures. On the whole, the college intends to ensure that any student, who enters its portals, emerges holistically and socially capable.