The headquarters of the University is at Priyadarshini Hills, about 12 kms away from Kottayam town. University Library was the first in the country to be fully automated as stipulated by U.G.C. The University more than 180 affiliated colleges spread over five districts in Central Kerala.
The University has satellite campuses at Pullarikunnu, Soorya Kalady Hills, Nattasserry, Puthuppally, Gandhinagar and Cheruvandoor in Kottayam, Thodupuzha in Idukki District and Chuttippara in Pathanamthitta District.
Mahatma Gandhi University Distance Education Courses Offered
The university offers various under graduate and post graduate programmes in Arts, Science and Commerce and other programmes i Law, Business Administration and Computer application and tourism administration.