There are hundreds of reasons why CTAHR is the right college for you: excellent, diverse academic programs; outstanding, caring faculty; intimate class sizes; and a college that focuses on your needs.
Students choose CTAHR for many different reasons. Here are just a few.
- Academic Diversity
CTAHR is a leading academic institution in tropical plant sciences, food science human nutrition, and human resources. Many CTAHR programs can be taken as pre-med, pre-vet, pre-dentistry, pre-pharmacy, and pre-physical therapy curricula.
- Exceptional Student Service
Students are important. The CTAHR Academic and Student Affairs office is always ready to help. Mandatory faculty advising helps to guide students to a timely graduation.
Regardless of your financial circumstances, your college dreams are possible. CTAHR awards over 60 scholarships each year, with a total value of over $300,000. In addition to the 60 scholarships, CTAHR offers ten $2,000 scholarships to first-year and transfer students and up to five Dean’s Outstanding Scholarships for incoming freshman entering in a CTAHR major.
- Lots of Networking Opportunities and Activities
CTAHR has many networking opportunities and sponsors co-curricular activities for its students, faculty, staff, and administrators (Welcome Back Ice Bash—free ice sundaes, ice cream eating and costume contest; Spring Event—free hotdogs, hamburgers, veggie burgers, dodgeball tournament), etc.
- Accredited Programs
CTAHR has two nationally accredited programs: Biological Engineering (ABET), and the FSHN Dietetics Program, which is the only program in the state that has been approved by the American Dietetics Association.
- Outstanding Faculty
CTAHR professors are known for their accessibility to students. Our professors are not only experts in their field, but they're also outstanding teachers who are serious about mentoring and educating tomorrow’s leaders.
- Future Career Success
Where can your CTAHR degree take you? Anywhere you want to go! When you graduate with a degree from CTAHR, your degree will open the door to graduate and professional school or potential employers around the world.
- Research Opportunities
CTAHR is a major research university, which means you will have an opportunity to participate in world-changing research projects.
These are just a few benefits of CTAHR. We invite you to visit our college to experience all we have to offer.
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