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5 out of 5
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Degree: Exercise Science
Graduation Year: 2018

The Exercise Science department at East Stroudsburg University has provided me with life long mentors that have taught me how to be successful in not only my career but life. I would highly recommend this program to future students interested in pursing a degree in Exercise Science. This program can be the basis for several careers and even if you want continue your education after the fact. They also have a fantastic graduate program that is 1 year long. It is hard to find graduate programs that are only a year. The professors in this program are always willing to help students in need. They treat us like real people and make real connections with us instead of treating us like subordinates. Every faculty member is looking to help advance our careers and are willing to give us constructive criticism when it is deserved. The head of the department is phenomenal and has had a life long impact on my life. Her fun yet bold personality stands her apart from most departments on this campus. The classes she teaches are enjoyable to attended as well as extremely informational. She makes the classes fun but also gets down to business when its time. For instance, when I was applying to graduate school in the fall I continued to put off my applications because it was so extensive and expensive. She could see it in my face that I was exhausted and drained from my studies, activities, and now adding the load of applying to graduate school was very difficult for me. But knowing me for 3 years, she knew applying to graduate school was necessary for me to achieve my dreams. She called me into her office and gave me some constructive criticism and told me that if I don't finish my applications soon I'll have no chance of getting in. Her telling me that was what I needed. A small push from a great mentor helped me continue on my path to success. She knew I needed to help and now I have gotten into the #12 program in the country for my degree. Without her or any of my professors at East Stroudsburg University I would not be where I am today.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2017

Good social life and good academics. The school is small but with a larger college feeling atmosphere. There are tons of good food places within walking distance and there is always something to do. If you are an outdoorsy person and like to hike, snowboard, and ski, it is located right in the heart of the Pocono mountains.

3 out of 5
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Degree: Exercise Science
Graduation Year: 2018

ESU is a great place to further your education. Its students have great diversity, and the student body is a right-knit community. The professors all care so much about their students, and make them earn their grades. The professors almost always are willing to help and are usually in their office to offer advice. The dorms are nice and the Resident Advisors are fantastic at bring the residents together. The sports are also great at East Stroudsburg as well. The athletes are apart of the community, and are always interacting with other students. Overall, East Stroudsburg University provides a great base of support and great overall college experience for its students.

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5 out of 5
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Degree: Exercise Physiology
Graduation Year: 2016

East Stroudsburg University is well-known for their excellent Exercise Science program. As a graduate of the Clinical Exercise Physiology concentration, I feel prepared and knowledgeable within my field. The lab skills that I have acquired and continue to hone are a great asset in the workplace. The technology offered by the department is new and current with research being done within the dynamic field. The professors complete their own research and grant studies, always staying ahead of the curve on sports nutrition, biomechanics, strength and conditioning, and more. The professors push you out of your comfort zone and are always available for questions or help you may need. They will take the time to make sure you understand their course material so that you succeed, not just in their class, but in your future career. I would recommend ESU to my closest friends for their higher education. I believe the professors and their passion for their field speaks volumes for the quality of education you receive in this school.

3 out of 5
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2014

East Stroudsburg University remains a stable choice in Pennsylvania's Higher education system. Balanced is the word that comes to mind when describing my Alma Mater. I felt the faculty prepared me well for continuing my education and the facilities available came at a good value considering the cost of admission. If you are a student worried about the outlandish price of a bachelor's degree in today's market, I would urge you look into state funded higher education and specifically ESU.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Biochemistry
Graduation Year: 2016

East Stroudsburg University is a wonderful university that not only supports you, but gives back to you. Each faculty member I have come across has provided guidance and insight into the professional world. If I could start college all over again, I would attend East Stroudsburg University again.

4 out of 5
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Degree: English
Graduation Year: 2015

The East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania provided me a great experience and pursuing an English degree tremendously improved my abilities as a both a professional and creative writer. My professors helped a great deal in my development through their dedication and kindness. My teachers went out of their way to assist me in any way possible, and overtime I've even befriended a few of them. I only have one notable criticism; although many of the teachers are quite good, if you end up with a low quality professor, they are likely very substandard especially since at ESU, there is not much of a grey area. Overall, East Stroudsburg University is definitely one of the better 14  colleges. It's a fun place to party (if you're into that) and education-wise, it is a great value for the money. Most importantly, ESU will best serve you if you go the extra mile and take advantage of all what it has to offer.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Sports Management
Graduation Year: 2013

Great program, faculty and group oriented students.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
Graduation Year: 2006

My experiences at East Stroudsburg University were excellent! I earned my undergraduate degree Bachelor of Science in Recreational Therapy. The program was small and the professors were tremendous. They knew us by name and were unbelievably understanding and supportive. As a non-traditional student, I served our country as a member of the United States Army National Guard. The professors and staff at East Stroudsburg University were extremely accommodating and understood the demands of service. They worked with me pertaining to assignments and deadlines that conflicted with my duties as a soldier in the Army National Guard. To this end, I am extremely grateful. Additionally, I was encouraged by my wife Alicia to pursue a career in education as a teacher of students with disabilities. My college advisor went the mile with me to assist in this pursuit, as I needed two additional classes in the arena of special education (outside of my major). She approved the taking of these classes, which opened the door for my alternative route endeavor to become teacher certified in New Jersey. When it was all said and done, I earned 5 teaching certifications in New Jersey upon graduating with my degree in Recreational Therapy from East Stroudsburg University. My advisor also pointed out that if the state of New Jersey was providing the alternate route option, it was more cost effective not to switch majors thus I took the required courses New Jersey needed for my intended certifications. In all, I love what I do today and am extremely grateful for the mentoring, assistance, and support I received at East Stroudsburg University.

3 out of 5
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Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2015

Pretty campus. Small faculty which sucks but they do their best and are very helpful. No concentrations but a well rounded program.

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