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Whether you are culturally Hindu and looking to reconnect deeply with your roots or you are culturally non-Hindu but interested in engaging deeply with the knowledge systems and traditions of Vedic and Indic origin, Hindu University of America with has something unique to offer you.
It was indeed a splendid idea several years ago to launch the Hindu University of America. The
the idea is as powerful today as it was then, and perhaps even more so as the current marketplace
of ideas demonstrates a growing desire to learn more about the values enshrined in Hinduism
through its practices, such as meditation, yoga, pranayama, and Ayurveda.
Padma Bhushan Ved Nanda
As Hindu University of America’s mission statement reveals, it represents a historic opportunity
to reconsider the role and value of the humanities. I am hopeful that in the years to come the
Hindu University of America will make a major contribution not only to Hindu studies and
Hinduism but also to American academia itself by living up to the standards of critical inquiry
and open debate.
Dr. Vishwa Adluri
The Hindu University of America holds enormous promise for the future of humanity by marshaling
Vedic wisdom towards addressing multiple crises confronting the world today. It can emerge as
an intellectual beacon for understanding the problems plaguing our society and exploring
solutions in the light of that ancient Vedic wisdom.
Dr. Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra,
“Traveling through the “spiritual India” is like enjoying the care of a nurturing grandmother; she is ever-present to transfer the profundity of her ancestral knowledge. In Bharat, every aspect of daily life carries a significance, and the individual realizes that everything is part of universal synchronicity. What is particularly exciting about this program is that we will explore and experience the deep harmony that comes from living by such principles. Physically being in India, with guidance that caters to your growth, creates an environment where is impossible to be untouched.”
” This was a great course, well organized, engaging, and to-the-point. I found the Zoom based virtual classrooms to be a very effective platform for teaching a class. The participants were eager and curious and contributed immensely to the quality of the class. The rotation of teachers from various departments was awesome. I am grateful I attended this class. I am hoping I get more time in the near future to attend more courses and continue my learning. “
“Apart from explaining some hard to understand topics in a very interesting way and being able to listen to lectures from the very knowledgeable professors, it has been very convenient to learn so much without leaving home. I feel that every Hindu must take full advantage of these wonderful study programs offered by HUA.”
“ The Orientation to Hindu Studies Course” offered by the Hindu University of America, had a great mix of both simple and complex concepts of Hinduism, explained by erudite Professors. This not only gave me clarity about a plethora of topics like Sanskrit Studies, Post-colonialism, Orientalism, Indology, etc, but also generated enough curiosity in me about the courses HUA had to offer. I was inspired to immediately join their MA-PhD in Hindu Studies Program. And I’m glad that I did.
“As a Hindu, I feel what the Hindu University of America is doing is invaluable to Hinduism generally and to India. HUA provides the background as well as the foundation of what Hinduism is. Most Hindus, wherever they are, would find the courses offered to be of immense value, richness, and personal satisfaction.”
What kinds of students study at the Hindu University of America?
Is Hindu University of America a religious educational institution?
Do I have to be a Hindu to study at the Hindu University of America?
Does the Hindu University of America have an evangelical purpose?
How is studying at HUA different from going to my local Temple or Guru?
What career pathways exist for students who graduate from HUA?
Do I have to be a resident of HUA campus during my program of study?
Is Hindu University of America accredited?
Does Hindu University of America provide financial assistance?
What study options do I have for continuing education at HUA?
What value does the continuing education I get from HUA provide me in my life?
Will the certificates I earn from HUA, help me in my career?
Will the continuing education hours count towards professional certification?
Can I take one course at a time as a stand-alone course?
Can individual continuing education courses be applied towards a Certificate program?
Can individual continuing education courses be applied towards a Graduate degree?
I am not a Hindu by birth or faith – are the programs of HUA relevant for me?
I am spiritually inclined, but not religious – Will studying at HUA be valuable?
Am I expected to convert into Hinduism at Hindu University of America?
I have studied Yoga and taught it – Can I get credit for my prior work?
I have an interest in ayurveda – can I get a degree from HUA in that field?
Are there courses at HUA that specifically apply to non-Hindus?
Are there courses at HUA that don’t apply to non-Hindus?
Can I enroll in HUA if I reside outside the United States?
Is there a requirement to reside in or visit the United States during my program?
Are there any special admission requirements for international students?
Are international students eligible for financial assistance?
How can I get my international degree and transcripts evaluated?
Can I get credit for prior work done in other international universities?
What graduate programs does HUA offer?
Can I transfer credit from other universities into HUA’s graduate programs?
What are the admission requirements for the graduate programs?
Is there a thesis only option available for students with advanced standing?
Are there options for post-doctoral research work at HUA?
What requirements must I fulfill to obtain my Master’s or Doctoral degree?
What career choices will I have after a degree from HUA?
Can I apply to teach courses at HUA?
What qualifications do I need to have to teach at HUA?
I do not have a Ph.D. in Hindu studies or a related field. Can I teach at HUA?
Can I teach in languages other than English at HUA?
Can I teach remotely from where I live?
Can I teach while also being a student at HUA?
Can I advise doctoral students at HUA?
How do I apply to teach at HUA?
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