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US Education Expo at Chennai

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4 Top US Universities participating

Chennai, 12th Feb 2014: Those who wish to have a taste of student life in US, will benefit while visiting American Education Expo, organised by the International Student Network and the U.S Department of Commerce. The ‘American Education Expo' will be held at Hotel Park Sheraton, Alwarpet on Friday, 28th February, 2014 from 5pm to 8 pm. It will feature 4 top US best engineering and science schools Milwaukee School of Engineering, California State University-San Marcos, Concord University and Drexel University that are eager to admit more Indian students to increase campus diversity. Indian students interested in studying Science, Engineering, Technology and Math at a graduate or undergraduate level can visit this expo.

The representatives from these Universities will be briefing students on admission's requirements and academic programs of their schools. All institutions are well-known for their state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities and award-winning faculty. Moreover, after graduation from any of these universities, alumni are recruited by reputable companies around the world and receive jobs with thick pay packages in their field of study.

The fair will also provide information on community colleges in the U.S. Besides enabling easy transfer of community college credits to four-year universities, beginning at a U.S. community college can significantly decrease the overall cost, organisers said.

Interested students can meet the admission officers face to face and find immediate answers to questions about tuition cost, scholarships, housing, and admission procedures.

Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE), is an independent, non-profit university offering bachelor's and master's degrees in engineering, business, mathematics and nursing. The university has a national academic reputation, longstanding ties to business and industry, and dedicated professors with real-world experience. Top 5 majors are: Mechanical Engineering Electrical Engineering Industrial Engineering Biomedical Engineering and Computer Engineering. MSOE graduates are well-rounded, technologically experienced and highly productive professionals and leaders. They enjoy a 96 percent job-placement rate, high starting salaries, and a million dollar return on investment. The university is nationally ranked by Forbes and U.S. News and World Report (10th Best Undergraduate Engineering Program). Also, MSOE's Graduate Tuition Grant enables students who complete a bachelor's degree at MSOE to pursue full-time graduate studies at MSOE with free tuition.

California State University San Marcos is located in the heart of coastal southern California, which is a wonderful place to live while studying in the United States. CSU San Marcos prides itself on offering both a strong academic program and offering excellent support services in a safe and beautiful setting. Top majors include, Business Administration (including 1 year MBA and Management Information Systems) Biology/Biotechnology Communications Computer Science Criminology Economics Political Science Psychology Social Work Criminology Biology/Biotechnology Kinesiology Political Science.

At Drexel University incoming international freshmen are eligible to apply for a full-tuition scholarship through the Drexel Global Scholar Program. This award will go to a limited number of students with strong academic credentials as well as considerable accomplishments outside of the classroom, such as community service and extracurricular activities. Undergraduate studies at Drexel are distinguished by Drexel Co-op, providing students with up to 18 months of professional experience before graduation. Drexel Co-op is one of the most extensive and well-respected co-op programs in the nation. Students work for more than 1,200 companies in 35 states and 35 global locations. An average paid six-month co-op salary is $16,063. Drexel's 74-acre University City Campus is located in the vibrant University City district of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, which is the nation's fifth largest city. The campus is a 10-minute walk from Center City, the core of Philadelphia's commercial and business district.

Concord University is a four-year public liberal arts school located in Athens, West Virginia. Concord's 123-acre setting in the scenic West Virginia Mountains has earned the nickname "The Campus Beautiful." Concord University has been named among the Best Regional Colleges South in the 2013 edition of U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges. According to the report, Concord ranks as the number one public institution in West Virginia among Regional Colleges South and places fourth in the top five public schools in that category. Degrees Offered: B.S., B.A., B.S.W, M.Ed., M.S.W., R.B.A. Biology, Business (Accounting, business administration, finance, marketing, management), Chemistry, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Communication, Education. ELP, Pre-Law, Political Sciences, Recreation and Tourism Management.

Students interested in engineering careers, who wish to pursue programs in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Game Development, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, or Interdisciplinary Business and Engineering Studies must come and meet admission officers on Friday 28th February, 2014 at the Sheraton Park Hotel & Towers in Chennai from 6PM to 9PM.

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