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A beautiful campus

Loved the library and the new technological commons. Was disappointed in the bookstore, which seemed more like a franchise for selling Duke-related t-shirts and other products... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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New London, Connecticut
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New London, Connecticut
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Loved the library and the new technological commons. Was disappointed in the bookstore, which seemed more like a franchise for selling Duke-related t-shirts and other products and not what one would expect from a bookstore at a major university. But the campus is beautiful and worth a visit.

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Prairie Village, Kansas
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93 reviews 93 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Really beautiful campus. They are doing lots of renovations which only enhance the campus. It is easy to get around and find where you need to be.

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west chester
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9 reviews 9 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Loved seeing all the flags of all the nationalities of students that attend Duke. Saw the room where the students watch the men's basketball team win the championship.

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Seaside, California, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I graduated from Duke in 1991, but whenever I return, I am always amazed at how beautiful it is. The Gothic stone architecture of West Campus (and the Chapel) is something awe inspiring and reminiscent of Europe, while the Georgian architecture of East Campus connects the school to its southern roots, like comfort food. The weather was incredible on our... More 

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east coast
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83 reviews 83 reviews
49 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Our first official college tour! We attended the campus tour by signing up at 8am for the wait list (at 9am). After about 1 hour of hearing what the admissions people had to say (pretty informative) we head out to tour the campus with student guides. The campus is very nice. Suburban feel. Surrounded by trees, beautiful architectural buildings.. the... More 

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long island
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60 reviews 60 reviews
8 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The campus is just beautiful especially in the spring when everything is in bloom. Everyone was very friendly and polite. Beautiful architecture and landscaping. I wish I had more time to visit the garden.

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Bradley, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

If you're in the area, make sure to visit the campus. First sight of the chapel and you know you've entered someplace special. Don't skip going into the chapel and admiring the beauty. Definitely worth the trip!!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The campus and nice and clean, although for me it doesn't really feel like a campus but more a medical facility which it basically is. Everything seemed to be really easy to get to for us ( chapel, admissions building, Cameron.) The Gardens are nice and Duke truly has a lot to be proud of.

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Durham, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Gorgeous Architecture, beautiful setting, and some of the most self important little brats you could ever have the displeasure of meeting. Don't get me wrong there is a SMALL percentage of genuinely nice kids and staff there, but they are in the minority. I even got the "don't you know who I am ? " treatment from their men's basketball... More 

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Jakarta
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

My 15yo daughter took part in the young writers summer camp conducted by Duke University so I had the time to explore the campus while visiting her. It is a nice campus, not pretentious. Wish my daughter can study here.

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