The American College, an autonomous institute and established in 1881, is located in Madurai, Tamil Nadu. The college is now affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University. It is one of the oldest and first sets of seven colleges in India and is made autonomous by the UGC. The College offers 30 undergraduate programs and 16 postgraduate programs. The College also offers the aided, self-financed undergraduate program, post-graduate program, advanced diploma program, and a bachelor of Vocation program.