Kittel Arts College came in to existance on July, 1st 1988 as a result of the bifurcation of the erstwhile Kittel College into Kittel Arts College and Kittel Science College. The College is managed by Karnataka Northern Diocese, Church of South India, Basel Mission Higher Education Centre, Dharwad.
Library : Our college library is well equipped. There are about 24,000 volumes on various subjects and nearly 40 periodicals both Indian and Foreign to provide knowledge to the students. Every student of the college is eligible to have one borrowers card which can be obtained from librarian on production of the identity card.
Hostel facilities are provided for boys and girls separately. Boys will be accomodated in Zeiglar Hostel and girls in Kittel Ladies Hostel.