Stamford College started out in 1950 to provide proper education for people who missed out during the war. Once established in Singapore, the college opened its first campus in Kuala Lumpur in 1952. Stamford College grew throughout the years and opened campuses in Petaling Jaya and Malacca.
The college offers two postgraduate programmes, Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Technology Management for students who wish to continue their studies after graduation. Besides academic courses, the college provides services through a department solely for students in matters relating to accommodation, travel, banking and personal problems. The department also organises sporting and recreational activities for students.