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Address: Emmet Street, Charlottesville, VA
Phone Number: 434-924-0311
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Jeffersonian Influence

The architecture is brilliant. Grounds are well kept. Reputation of administration has been tarnished over the years and in my opinion, justly deserved. The academics are well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The architecture is brilliant. Grounds are well kept. Reputation of administration has been tarnished over the years and in my opinion, justly deserved. The academics are well known to be of high quality. There are a few "worlds" here in C'ville; those who belong in some way to UVA and those who don't. Very distinct cultures. The hospital is overrated... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Enjoyed walking through. Unfortunately didn't get to visit the dome as it is being worked on but will on our next visit.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

UVA is idyllic. It is the crown jewel of Charlottesville. Jefferson's architecture still impresses 200 years later. The University spirit adds a lot to this community, nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains. A wonderful place to attend college. We moved here from NY to raise our 3 daughters and it was a great decision.

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Sacramento, California
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Beautiful grounds and gracious hosts. The admissions staff provides nice tours and info sessions. TJ would be so proud!

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It is a gorgeous educational facility, the grounds of the original university are steeped in history and beautiful architecture. I only wish I had had the opportunity to study here in my college years.

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This is a very well organized & efficient hospital, they have staff that meet you at the entrance with a wheel chair for patients with disabilities. They are very helpful & try to help you in any way that they can. The parking garage is very confusing! Make sure that you pay attention to the color of your parking ticket.... More 

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Glen Allen, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This is the main reason people go to Charlottsville. The school has a beautiful campus and many green areas to walk through. There is a lot of history to be discovered as you walk through the campus. Several eclectic shops and restaurants are intermingled throughout the university area. Students show a unique school spirit walking throughout the town.

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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Founded by Thomas Jefferson, The University of Virginia is both historic and stunningly beautiful. Located in the vibrant and friendly city of Charlottesville, Virginia, it continues to be a major tourist attraction for visitors from around the world. Monticello is nearby, as are many wonderful Virginia wineries. A very family friendly destination.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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318 helpful votes 318 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

What a gorgeous campus...you can see the Jefferson imprint everywhere! It is a fantastic place to stroll around and just take in all of the amazing architecture. Was visiting in town and decided to do my walk around the campus. It felt very safe at dusk, as students were milling about everywhere. If you are looking at colleges, this is... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

What a place of inspiration and knowledge. The town is a true college town — nothing else there, but that's plenty. UVA is a gem in Virginia and nationally. The grounds and buildings are architectural gems as well, as of course they would be. Visit, and then dine in the downtown area. Enjoy the vibe. You'll want to enroll.

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