The Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce has been bestowed with ‘Autonomy’ by the University Grants Commission, effective from the academic year 2012-13. The college is India's leading educational institutions that continue to be under the Savitribai Phule Pune University which confers the degree to students. Symbiosis Arts & Commerce has been ranked amongst the top10 Colleges in India and best in Pune City, consecutively for the past ten years, in the survey conducted by India Today,
They offer specially modulated 3-year programs in Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts and a 2-year program in Master of Commerce, Diploma and Certificate courses in Liberal Arts, under the Symbiosis Centre for Liberal Arts (SCLA) which is an initiative of Symbiosis Arts and Commerce College. From the year 2014-15, the college started offering 'Degree with Honours' Programme for the B.A. /B.Com.
Symbiosis Arts and College campus has an extensive library with access to online resources, latest informational software and open Wi-fi, Gymnasium, Medical and Health Services and the Food Court.