Sathyabama University is a Private University in Tamil Nadu, India, founded in 1987. It was formerly known as Sathyabama Engineering College and is pioneered by Jeppiaar Educational Trust. The college is headed by Jeppiaar, a former politician under the late M.G.Ramachandran. The college is reputed for its student placements,discipline and good facilities. It is a Christian Minority Institution.
The Ministry of Human Resources Development declared the college as a Deemed University under section (3) of the UGC Act, on 16 July 2001. This was a defining moment for the university.