The Union Christian College, Aluva was established in 1921 as a centre of Christian Higher Education. The college is known as UC College, Aluva. UC College is an inter-denominational cooperation venture among four major Kerala Christian denominations such as Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, Malankara Mar Thoma Syrian Church, Malankara Jacobite Syrian Church and Church of South India.
The UC College is affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam and Grade 'B+' accredited by NAAC.
There are great features of this courses which are comprising of Cosmopolitan team of staff, Fellowship method of life, Inter-denominational basis of administration and Residential system of life.
UC college has various building such as Administrative block, Biology, Botanical garden, Chapel, Cutcheri Malika, Guest house, ICIT, Library, MCA, NR, Physics, Platinum Jubilee block, Students Centre, T.B. Ninan Hall and Varkey Memorial Hall.