St. Joseph's College, Bangalore, was started in 1882 by the French Foreign Missionary Fathers for purpose of imparting higher education. In 1937, the management of the College was handed over to the Jesuits, a worldwide Religious Order going by the name 'Society of Jesus'. The College aims at the integral formation of its students; helping them to become men and women with concern for others. Though, a Christian minority institution, the College has been imparting liberal education to the students of all denominations without any discrimination. St. Joseph's College of Commerce is Autonomous College affiliated to the Bangalore University and offers a 3-year B.Com., a 3-year BBM, 2 Years M.Com, 2Years M.I.B (Masters in International Business) with Dual Qualification of PGDBA and Post Graduate Diploma Evening Programmes. The majority of students are men as it is primarily a men's College. Currently it stands reaccredited to the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) at 'A' Grade level. It has also been rated among top 10 best College for commerce studies in India by a survey conducted by India Today.