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Old 06-24-2017, 10:29 PM
 
Location: Cannes
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What is the top 5 in your opinion:
Mine are:
Duke University
Berry College, GA
Georgetown University
University of Notre Dame
University of Chicago
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Old 06-24-2017, 10:37 PM
 
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My daughter went to Boston College. I think it's beautiful.
Visited UVA in Charlottesville a couple of months ago. Beautiful.
Harvard is, well, Harvard. Classic beauty.
Cornell is beautiful.

That's all I can call beautiful for campuses I've stepped foot on. The others I've seen all have their attribute but I wouldn't call them beautiful - MIT, UT Austin, BU, UMass Amherst, McGill, Syracuse, Northeastern, U of Miami, Ohio State, Georgetown, Temple, U Maine - Orono, URI. There's more but that's all I can think of right now.
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Old 06-24-2017, 10:47 PM
 
Location: Jersey City
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I think Yale is gorgeous.

Most beautiful setting might be Pepperdine.
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Old 06-24-2017, 10:52 PM
 
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College of Charleston and the University of Chicago.
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Old 06-24-2017, 11:44 PM
 
Location: Greenville SC 'The Waterfall City'
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My top 2

Clemson
UVA
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Old 06-24-2017, 11:45 PM
 
Location: Nashville TN, Cincinnati, OH
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Pepperdine, UCSB, Duke, UVA and Princeton of the ones I have been to.
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Old 06-25-2017, 12:59 AM
 
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UC Santa Cruz is the most beautiful campus I've ever seen. A close second is University of Virginia.
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Old 06-25-2017, 07:04 AM
 
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I would add some of the smaller liberal arts colleges like Lafayette, Kenyon, Holy Cross, Williams and Carleton.

https://about.lafayette.edu/lafayette-at-a-glance/
Kenyon College Virtual Tour
Holy Cross at a Glance | College of the Holy Cross
https://www.flickr.com/photos/willia...57620415718683
https://apps.carleton.edu/campus/photos/
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Old 06-25-2017, 07:27 AM
 
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I haven't been to enough to deny one over another, but I'd certainly add Clemson, Indiana, Stanford, Appalachian State and CU Boulder to the list.


For Indiana the architecture and landscaping is just outstanding. Almost textbook of what a campus would look like. Appalachian State, well the buildings are pretty standard modern architecture, but the location in Boone NC is fabulous. Likewise Boulder in the foothills of the Rocky Mtns. Stanford is, well, Stanford. Then we get to Clemson. The architecture is an interesting mix, but something about the campus layout and landscaping really pulls you in. Not in your face gorgeous like Indiana, but climbs into the back of your mind. Fort Hill (Calhoun Mansion), the Botanic Gardens, and geology museum would be tourist stops even without the campus.


If we want to include 2-year colleges, Foothill College in Los Altos is really pretty. Whoever did the architecture and layout just got it right for the location it's in. Nothing individually stands out, but everything just works.


I've toured more that were bland or downright ugly than beautiful.
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Old 06-25-2017, 09:00 AM
 
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Stanford.

Never been, but I believe that UC Santa Barbara is supposed to be beautiful.
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