Name: Rutuja Kapil Mandhare
Home Country and City: Pune, India
Undergraduate Institution Attended: University of Pune
SMU Graduate Program: M.S. Software Engineering
Why did you choose SMU? SMU is located in a popular area of a major U.S. city. Proximity to restaurants, grocery shops, and public transportation is convenient for students living around SMU. Great infrastructure, excellent faculty, and close ties to surrounding companies makes SMU a great place to study and find a job after graduation.
What’s the best part about being a student at SMU? As an SMU student, you can participate in a wide range of extracurricular activities including sports, music, dance, etc. SMU provides a true international learning experience due to its diversity in students coming from different backgrounds and other parts of the world. Professors and students at SMU are friendly and accommodating. IFP (International Friendship Program) helps new international students to make local friends and get acquainted with American culture.