Situated at Radhanagar, Hooghly, Raja Rammohun Roy Mahavidyalaya has a special importance of its own for Radhanagar is the birthplace of the Pioneer of Bengal Renaissance, Bharat Pathik Raja Rammohan Roy. His crusade against the
cruel custom of Suttee started from this very place where her sister-in-law was burnt to death. The college, named after this great soul and the doyen of New Bengal was founded in 1964 by Sri Shantimohan Roy, the great freedom fighter and the social worker. In the year 1972 it was recognized as Govt. sponsored college.