Mawlamyine Intermediate collage was founded on (13-6-1953). Then it was upgraded as collage on (23-5-1977) and Degree Collage on (30-11-1981). Finally, it was upgraded as Mawlamyine University on (12-2-1986).
Mawlamyine university is located in Mawlamyine, which is the city of Mon State. It is divided into (3) parts; pinma(main), Ottara and Setse. It is (374.31) acres wide.
Pinma (main) is situated in Zaykyo quarter, at the foot of Taung Wai Mountain and near Airport. It is (282.90) acres wide.
Ottara is located in Shwetaung quarter, Upper- road. It is (6.38) acres wide.
Setse is at the seashore of Setse Village, Thanphyu Zayut. It is (85.03) acres wide.