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Old 07-01-2017, 11:21 AM
 
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Another vote for Duke. Probably the most beautiful campus I've seen by a decent margin.

Stanford is also very nice.

Vanderbilt was quite nice.

I was just at Harvard. Very undistinguished.

My home state is probably the worst for campuses in the country.

Rutgers and NJIT are two of the ugliest campuses I've ever seen. Princeton is OK.
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Old 07-01-2017, 01:52 PM
 
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My daughter's alma mater: Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington.

Harvard
William and Mary
U of VA
Pepperdine
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Old 07-01-2017, 03:26 PM
 
Location: Greenville SC 'The Waterfall City'
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Duke is nice if you like the gothic architecture and limestone buildings. I prefer brick buildings.
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Old 07-01-2017, 10:04 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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One not mentioned yet is Iowa State. Beautiful campus and honestly, a lot prettier than even Harvard and others mentioned.
Iowa State is a beautiful campus, but i find the University of Iowa and its setting prettier.
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Old 07-05-2017, 06:34 AM
 
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Kentyon College is gorgeous
Colgate University
Hamilton College
Grinnell College
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Old 07-05-2017, 09:02 AM
 
Location: Alexander Archipelago
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Of course it depends upon what metrics you're using to assess appeal. There's the natural beauty of the campus setting and its buildings, then there's the artificial beauty created by talented gardeners. It seems to me that campuses across the country are pouring tons of money into landscaping now, compared to decades past when I attended.

Color me biased, but I think the University of Alaska Southeast's campus location may be the most scenic in the US.
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Old 07-05-2017, 12:28 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma
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There are a lot of interesting choices here and some I agree with and some I don't but to each their own I suppose.

That being said, I really like Ole Miss, UNC and in our part of the world the University of Kansas is really beautiful.
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Old 07-05-2017, 11:22 PM
 
Location: Greenville SC 'The Waterfall City'
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I looked at the University of New Hampshire's campus on Google maps street view. It is a nice looking campus and quaint small college town. A classic New England small town.

It is near the the Oyster River which flows into a large bay, Great Bay, and another large river.

It is 20 minutes to the historic coastal town of Portsmouth NH, and 30 minutes to the beach. Another city, Dover NH, is 7 miles north.

Boston and Portland Maine are both 1 hour away, and the UNH campus has an Amtrak train station right on campus.

The White Mountains are located 1 hour north of the campus.

A pretty unique place to go to college with easy access to beach, mountains, and larger cities.
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Old 07-05-2017, 11:58 PM
 
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Dartmouth is gorgeous!

The quad of University of Nevada Reno is nice too.
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Old 07-06-2017, 12:11 AM
 
Location: Sandpoint, Idaho
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Boston College
Princeton
Stanford
UC Santa Cruz
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