|St.Ann's College was started as a junior college in 1976-77 , 2nd. In the land donated by the Caltax Oil Refinery. It was started with 28 students and 9 staff members on its roll, to provide education to the girls coming from the remote villages of A.P.
In the first year the classes were conducted in St.Joseph's school which is run by the same management Sr.Rosy Paul, M.A., B.Ed. was the first Principal and nine staff members were selected.
When the construction of the building was completed in july 1977,classes were shifted to this clean and green campus. Sr.Immaculate, M.Sc., M.Ed., took over charge as principal from the same year. In 1978 hostel was started for the girls who came from far away places. M.P.C. was added to the existing group in 1980. Our college was admitted into grant-in-aid in the same year.
In 1987 Sr.Immaculate was transferred to Vijayawada as she was elected as the Assistant Provincial and Sr.Tresa May, M.A.,M.Ed.,was appointed as principal. In 1988 Vocational Course was added to the existing three groups.This course has helped our students to take up jobs immediately after the completion of their intermediate.
With the phenomenal expansion of Visakhapatnam city the populating is growing at very high rate and the existing college were not able to provide facilies to all the students who want to pursure degree courses,especially for women. From this point of view the proposal of the Management to start degree college for women, in the premises of St.Ann's Junior College was sanctioned with the effect from the academic year 1991 - 1992.
The College is located in an area of 7 acres. With total area of 29,307 sqft.
In order to help our degree students to have better job opportunities computer course was introduced in the year 1991-92. Along with the degree they are completing PGDCA and are given certificates which have enabled many students to take up job in computer field. The first batch of degree students brought laurels to our institution by their activities.
Seeing the demand for commerce subjects CEC group was started in intermediate inthe academic year 1997 - 98. Since applied sciences are favoured than the conventional subjects in 2000 - 01 Biotechnology and Microbiology were addes to the existing B.Sc. Course.
After upgrading the college, the first floor as constructed with all the labs for the degree. Today we have 850 students, 40 teaching staff and 17 supportive staff. Among the teaching staff 4 have put in 25 years of service and 5 are our alumnae.
To compete with the present changing educational scenario we have also introduced EAMCET coaching in 2008 and computers - DCA for intermediate students in 2009.
Rev. Sr. Immaculate after her 20 years of valuable service as Superior General came back to college as the Correspondent with the effect from july 3rd 2007. Sr. Tresa Mary having rendered her valuable service to the college for 32 years is now transferred. Now we have seperate principals for both Inter and Degree. Sr.Prema Principal of St.Ann's Jr.College with the effect from 10/09/07 and Sr. Belsy, Principal of St.Ann's Degree College with the effect from 1/06/08.