|Motto||Ad Majorem Dei Glorium|
|Affiliations||Mahatma Gandhi University|
St. Thomas College, Kozhencherry is Government aided college in Kozhencherry, Kerala state, South India. Established in 1953, it is administered by the Mar Thoma Syrian Church. Most Rev. Dr. Juhanon Mar Thoma Metropolitan and Rev. K. T. Thomas, Kurumthottickal, the veteran Minister of the Parish of Kozhencherry were involved in founding the college. Most Rev. Dr. Joseph Mar Thoma Metropolitan, the present head of the Mar Thoma Church, is the manager of the college.
The late K. K. Kuruvilla (grandfather of the writer Meena Alexander), first principal of Mar Thoma Theological Seminary, Gandhian and a pioneer of the freedom struggle in Travancore, was an influential member of the Travancore Legislative Council. He initiated fruitful efforts on behalf of the Mar Thoma Church in securing a license for the establishment of two colleges (Mar Thoma College, Thiruvalla and St. Thomas College, Kozhencherry) in central Travancore from Sir C. P. Ramaswami Iyer, the then ‘Dewan’ (Chief minister) of Travancore.
The college accommodates students hailing from the remote regions of the eastern part of Pathanamthitta District.
The college celebrated its Diamond Jubilee in 2013.
It jubilantly hosted Mahatma Gandhi University Union Kalolsavam (Arts Fest) "Noopura-2017", from Feb.20-24.
The college offers postgraduate and undergraduate programmes in English, Malayalam, Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Commerce and Computer Science(SF) and undergraduate in Hindi, History, BBA(SF) and B.Com.(SF).
The college is re-accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council, an autonomous agency of the UGC, with A Grade. When the college was established in 1953, it was affiliated to the Travancore University and later to the University of Kerala. Since 1983, it has been affiliated to the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam.