Chaitnaya Degree College for Women is the top arts college in Vishakapatnam. Besides regular degree courses, it also offers various diploma courses in various arts subjects.
Dr. Lankapalli Bullayya College Visakhapatnam was established in 1973 by 'The Society for Collegiate Education'. This society was founded by prominent citizens of the city who were deeply interested in higher education. Today, the student strength has grown to around 3000 one-third of which are girls. It is affiliated to the Andhra University.
At present, there are eleven B. Sc. Programs namely, Mathematics-Physics-Chemistry Mathematics-Physics-Electronics Mathematics-Physics-Computer Science Mathematics-Electronics-Computer Science Mathematics-Statistics-ComputeScience Chemistry-Zoology-BiotechnologyChemistry-Biochemistry-BiotechnologyChemistry-Microbiology-BiotechnologyChemistry-Biotechnology-BotanyBotany-Zoology Chemistry and Chemistry-Microbiology-Biochemistry. Other degree courses offered are B. Com and B. B. M. All the courses except B. Com are run on Self-Funded (SF) basis.
After four years, the society found the need to establish a separate institution for Intermediate Education and so founded Dr. Lanakapalli Bullayya Junoir college in August 1978.
11 PG programs are also offered namely, MCA MBA M.A. /M. Sc Mathematics M. A. English and M. Sc. programs in Computer Science Microbiology Biotechnology Electronics Organic Chemistry Analytical Chemistry Physics and Botany. College of Education was established in the Academic year 2002-03 with B Ed course. It ranks 3rd among the top arts colleges in Vishakapatnam.
St. Xavier's Degree College is situated in Chinamushidiwada ,Visakhapatnam District. Apart from regular degree courses, it also offers diploma courses in various arts subjects. The college has a well-equipped computer lab and library. It ranks 4th among the top arts colleges in Vishakapatnam.
GVP College for PG Courses is one of the top ranking arts colleges in Vishakapatnam. It offers post graduate courses in various arts streams. GVP College for PG Courses has a well –equipped computer lab. It ranks 5th among the top arts colleges in Vishakapatnam.