International Vedic Hindu University

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Latitude and Longitude:

28°32′33″N 81°15′06″W / 28.5424°N 81.2518°W / 28.5424; -81.2518

International Vedic Hindu University (formerly Hindu University of America) [1] [2] is a U.S. non-profit educational institution based in Orlando, Florida.

History

The university was founded on October 24, 1993 ( Vijayadashami), and acquired a 9.7-acre (39,000 m2) campus property with two buildings in 2000. A residential facility for full-time faculty was constructed in 2002.[ citation needed] In 2009 the university reported it had 8,000 students taking courses either on campus or via the Internet. [2] The university offers graduate level courses in the ancient language of Sanskrit, Hindu Philosophy, Yoga, Ayurveda, Jyotish medicinal chemistry. [2]

Accreditation

As of academic year 2019-2020, the University is not accredited, but states that it offers a legitimate degree authorized by the State of Florida, and has plans to secure accreditation from three different agencies. [3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Hindu University in US expands Vedic base". Rediff News. 20 November 2007. Retrieved 11 January 2010.
  2. ^ a b c "Prez of US vedic univ visits BHU". Times of India. 24 August 2009. Retrieved 11 January 2010.
  3. ^ https://www.hua.edu/

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