Arizona State University, ranked no. 1 for Innovation, is in India to meet future students

New Delhi, 8th November – After a hugely successful student recruitment drive earlier this year, top faculty of the Fulton Schools of Engineering, will be visiting India for a student recruitment drive between 4th - 12th November. They will be accompanied by the top faculty of the W. P. Carey Business School as well, who will be participating in the drive, to meet personally potential students who are interested in masters degrees in the fields of business, management and entrepreneurship. During this recruitment drive, the senior faculty of the two schools will look to interact with future masters students who have applied to the university, as well as welcome all potential students to ASU by walking them through the courses and extra-curricular activities available and fielding questions they may have on the same.

The No. 1 rankeduniversity in USA for innovation (ahead of #2 Stanford and #3 M.I.T) offersstudents the opportunity to enjoy 45+ engineering student organizations andstudent professional societies giving them leadership opportunities andhands-on experience. It also has a thriving entrepreneurship programme whereenrolled students can start with original research, pitch business ideas andstart companies as undergraduates and post baccalaureate students.

 

Said Holly Singh,Senior Director of International Students & Scholars Center  “ArizonaState University is committed to the wellbeing and academic goals of all ourstudents. And, we are proud to be the top public university choice forinternational students and the diverse perspectives they bring to ourcommunity. My colleagues and I are thrilled to be meeting with potentialstudents across India these next two weeks to share with them why ASU’sbusiness, engineering, and arts and sciences programs are among the topprograms in the United States for graduate study.”

The W. P. CareySchool of Business is one of the largest business schools in the United States,with over 250 faculty, and more than 1,000 graduate, and 10,000 undergraduatestudents. As of April 2017, statistics indicate that over 1000 students fromIndia are part of the WP Carey alumni network, second only to China, in theAsian subcontinent. The school also boasts of over 1000 companies recruitingbusiness students on campus and/or posting full-time jobs or internships forthe business school students. Additionally, 16 of W. P. Carey programs anddisciplines are ranked Top 40 by U.S. News & World Report.

 

The Fulton Schoolsof Engineering is one of the largest engineering schools in the United States,with over 300 faculty, and a community of over 20,000 engineering students from121 countries. The school’s alumni network is over 50,000 alumni worldwide.Students at the Fulton Schools are passionate about designing and makinginnovative and entrepreneurial solutions. Additionally, the Fulton Schools rankas #31st best global universities for engineering by U.S. Newsand World Reports. Close to 3000students from New Delhi, Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Chennaihave applied for the undergraduate and graduate programmes at Arizona StateUniversity and if accepted, will not only gain top quality education, but willalso have first-hand access to a thriving job market and entrepreneurshipculture.

The number offoreign students in the US topped 1 million for the first time in 2016. Keepingthis in mind, ASU believes that its focus on inclusivity as opposed toexclusivity, its work towards ensuring that research and innovation remains apriority and the fact that ASU has been ranked as the top public researchuniversity for international students (Open Doors report ,2016) sets it apartfrom other universities in the States. This sentiment is also reflected in itshigh enrolment rates viz. international students. Over 10,000 students from 135international countries, including over 2,212 from India enrolled at ArizonaState University for the 2016 fall session.

 


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