Manipal is an ideal location for a B-school, with all the resources of a university city. The heart of Manipal University and home to 19 affiliated colleges and 7 departments, Manipal is a student hub that attracts over 25,000 students every year.
Located on a lush green plateau, the rocky hinterland of the Malabar Coast of southwest India, the city commands a panoramic view of the Arabian Sea to the west and the Western Ghats to the east. With numerous green trails in the hills and serene blue beaches, Manipal warrants exploration and discovery.
Situated at this scenic intersection, Manipal also puts you right in the midst of all the opportunities in South India, being a train ride away from Mangalore, Bengaluru, Chennai, and Hyderabad. For day-trippers, Manipal is a short drive from Udipi's Malpe Beach, Agumbe, a popular hill station in the Western Ghats and the bustling city of Mangalore.
Manipal has good connectivity with an international airport at Mangalore, railway stations in both Udupi and Mangalore and several buses plying to Mangalore and Bengaluru.