Andhra University Campus, Tadepalligudem was established in the year 2004 at D.R.G. Goenka Government Degree College, Pentapadu. Subsequently it has been shifted to its own new Campus with all infrastructural facilities and was ready for transformation into a University in a couple of years. Within two years it carved a niche for itself in the field of higher education by offering prestigious courses like M.B.A, M.Ed. M.A.(English), M.CA etc. The purpose of the establishment of this Campus is to extend higher educational opportunities to the unreached sections of the community.
The Campus is situated in the sprawling 100 acres of land which is 02 K.M away from the town. The town is well connected with railways and roadways. The present building is raised in the 30 acres with a well protected compound wall. The foundation stone was laid by the Honorable Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Late. Dr. Y.S. Rajaserkhara Reddy with the strong support of the legislative members and parliament members. The main aim of the Campus is to spread and cater the educational needs to the sons and daughters of the local community. It is the greatest dream of the people of this area that the Campus might be transformed into a full-pledged University in future. With this sacred aim Post Graduate Course have been introduced with moderate faculty. The present building consists of 09 Class rooms, Special Officer`s Office, Computer Lab, Library, Office room and a Faculty room. It is provided with sufficient sanitation and separate toilets for men and women. A temporary private owned canteen was opened with subsidiary rates. The proposal for the construction of Cycle shed is in active consideration. The Campus has an NSS Unit with an officer nominated by the Andhra University. A number of social and cultural activities are being conducted by the Unit. To cap it all, the Campus is running a ladies hostel for the last two years.