Yenepoya Medical College is on the edges of Mangalore city in the Panchayat of Derlakatte. Yenepoya College was founded in 1999 and affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Bangalore for the award of degrees. Post-graduate courses started in 2005. The M.B.B.S. (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery) course is of 4.5 years plus 1 one-year mandatory internship as per set standards of the MCI for India. The courses are mainly placed towards earning a degree.