Karavali College, Mangalore was established in the year 1996 by introducing the first University affiliated design course in India. Since then it has registered an Innovative track record of success. The college is a part of Karavali Group of Colleges. Karavali College offers courses in M.S.W. (Masters in Social Work),  B.Sc. Fashion Design, B.Sc. Interior Design,  B.C.A. (Bachelor in Computer Applications), B.B.M. (Bachelor of Business Management), B.Sc. Hospitality Science (Hotel Management), B.Ed., D.Ed. (Diploma in Education).

All the courses are affiliated to Mangalore University along with all mandatory recognition National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) and by Government. The college also offers Diploma Courses in Interior Design, Hotel Management and Fashion Design.