Sophia College for Women, Mumbai was established in 1941, is affiliated to the University of Mumbai. The governing body of the society for the higher education of women in India runs the college. The religious sisters of the sacred heart of Jesus and lay staff form the staff of the college. The society of the sacred heart was founded in France in 1800, by St. Madeleine Sophie Barat. It is dedicated mainly to the all-round education of youth. Sophia College is a Christian minority institution. Students of all denominations are welcome. The main goal of Sophia is the relentless search for wisdom, through an education that is holistic and transformative.
Campus of Sophia College for Women –
A green oasis in the heart of a congested metropolis, the college has well-designed, airy buildings set around a beautiful central lawn, a terraced garden and an herbal garden. The main building, which is a heritage structure, has been enlarged over the years to accommodate lecture halls, library and an audio-visual room. Sophia College campus can be accessed easily from both Bhulabhai Desai road and Pedder road.
Why Choose Sophia College for Women?
The college enables each student to develop their full intellectual potential through a focused academic experience that is simultaneously rich, extensive and collaborative.
They offer students scope for critical thinking and discernment, leading to the development of value-based convictions.
They help students develop a degree of self-reliance and determination to respond with courage and sensitivity to personal and social issues.
They encourage Christian students to develop their religious convictions in an atmosphere of respect for other faiths and for each individual's personal beliefs.
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