International Vedic Hindu University

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Coordinates: 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.


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]


The university states that it is accredited by the National Private Schools Accreditation Alliance.[3]

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  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. ^ "Hindu University of America - A Unique Dimension of Hindu Thought and Traditions". Hindu University of America. Archived from the original on 6 June 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2014.

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