Ever since its birth on that warm morning of July 1966, Providence College for Women, has endeavored to take giant strides of progress under the able leadership of the Management, committed Principals and their team of staff. The institution is managed and run by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Tarbes, a Catholic minority institution registered under the Nilgiris St. Joseph's Sisters Society. The institution was started for the benefit of higher education of the young women and others of the locality and the Catholic community, in addition it opens wide its arms to others from far and wide without distinction of caste or creed. The College celebrated its Golden Jubilee during the year 2015-2016. Providence College nestles in a sprawling emerald green campus in the suburbs of the rustic town of Coonoor situated about six km, en route the Kotagiri-Coonoor Road way. The College also provides resident students with hostel facilities. The hostel is a place where they are cared for and loved and made to feel at home.