Newman College is a minority Christian institution governed and managed by the Syrian Catholic diocese of Kothamangalam, specially founded to cater to the needs of all the community without any discrimination to other social segments. Established in 1964, the college is named after John Henry Cardinal Newman, one of the greatest luminaries of all times in the field of higher education. Nationally reaccredited at 'A' grade by the NAAC in 2007, the college has all along identified three key areas as its mission: academic excellence, spiritual vitality and social concern. The college seeks to serve certain important social ideals. These include the inculcation of spiritual and moral values in students and imparting training in socially productive sectors intended to mould them as socially useful citizens. The values which guide us at Newman College are:
The integral development of an individual is attained through academic excellence and professional competence, personal, inter-personal and societal skills. The college is committed to its mission and vision in all its endeavours.