Yale University

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Yale University
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Andrew B
Baton Rouge, LA47 contributions
Beautiful Campus
Apr 2021
I was blown away at how beautiful the University was. Aril was the perfect time for a visit. The buildings reminded me of Europe, unlike anything else I have seen in the U.S. The campus was walkable and had lots of helpful signage. Could not enter any buildings because of COVID. Great time though.
Written May 15, 2021
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Jake23
New Jersey5,718 contributions
Beautiful campus
Oct 2020 • Couples
Yale is a beautiful college built within the city. Walk around and see the stunning architecture of the old campus. It’s right next to the New Haven Green as well.
Written October 10, 2020
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sirenazulclaro
New York City, NY191 contributions
Huge campus!
May 2020
The Yale University Campus is immense! Seems fairly walkable with opportunities to enjoy greenery throughout campus grounds. Very close to Downtown so lots of eating options and things to do.
Written May 30, 2020
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motorcar1
Dublin, Ireland7,846 contributions
Take University
Oct 2019 • Couples
We have visited a few campuses in different cities and as we were in Connecticut, we decided to go to New Haven and see Yale. It has that university feel you get in places like Oxford. The building are just amazing and the area has the vibrant feel. We enjoyed our visit and recommend it if you are in the area.
Written May 4, 2020
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Hsin-Yi W
Forest Hills, NY967 contributions
Historical University
May 2019 • Friends
Yale University is one of the top universities in the world especially in Humanities, Art and Law with a beautiful campus.

Most buildings are outmoded and historical since Yale University was founded in 1701, it is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

The only complaint I have is the bad traffic around the campus that we couldn’t feel relaxed while walking around the neighborhood.
Written March 21, 2020
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Mimi
3 contributions
Unexpected
Dec 2019 • Friends
We were in NYC and we like to visit college campuses around the country. Took the train from GCT to New Haven and walked from the station to the Yale campus - if you call it that. A green square is the gathering place though at this time of year is was only homeless and peddlers. Lots of beautiful buildings and an inordinate number of churches. Didn’t feel like a united campus area and not a great choice of restaurants. Wouldn’t take the almost 6 hour round trip again.
Written December 8, 2019
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Larry Z
Crystal River, FL145 contributions
#1 University
Nov 2019 • Friends
What can I say? I graduated from Yale in 1980. It was the #1 university in America then and is still right up there. I grew up going to school there. Thr campus itself is spectacular, second only to the diverse student population. And New Haven is safe and a great pkace now.
Written November 3, 2019
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only1kirk
Salisbury, MD189 contributions
Most beautiful university
Oct 2019 • Family
Yale has to be the most beautiful university. Its castle style look really sets it apart. I was most impressed by the student who was the docent of the visitors center. It was a very rainy day and we arrived soaked to the bone. The docent was pleasant and helpful. He directed us to places to visit on a rainy day. The visitors center appears to be a historic building and is decorated in that manner. It is also wheelchair friendly.
Written November 2, 2019
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Brian C.
Watertown, CT223 contributions
Picturesque
Jul 2019 • Solo
Yale has a truly beautiful campus. The architecture is amazing and the history of Yale is equally interesting. The campus is easily walkable and not hard to move through.
Written October 27, 2019
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Alexandra Z
New York City, NY139 contributions
Stunning Campus at one of the Finest Universities
Oct 2019
Yale is simply beautiful. The myriad of Gothic-style buildings, the green spaces, the many beautiful residential colleges, the Beinecke Rare Book library, and so on all add up to make Yale as visually impressive as its reputation as one of the top, top universities in the USA. I love the cloistered residential colleges - such a great system. The concept is modeled after a Oxford and Cambridge (but Yale is not as grand and breathtaking replete with major historic architecture as the two in the UK) but it’s beautiful on its own merits. Also, at Yale students have access to all the residential college’s courtyards and dining rooms. I wish the buildings were authentically old but most of them were built before WWII so the illusion of an ancient university is incredibly real and simply beautiful. I think the campus is well organized and works well as a cohesive campus within New Haven.
Written October 24, 2019
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