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Bethune-Cookman College

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Address: 640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Phone Number: 386-481-2000

This educational site started in 1904 as an elementary school for girls.

This educational site started in 1904 as an elementary school for girls.

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Beautiful Campus

The school is historical and in a beautiful city. The grounds were well kept and the buildings were updated.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Tanisha A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The school is historical and in a beautiful city. The grounds were well kept and the buildings were updated.

Thank Tanisha A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed riding through the campus looking at the different buildings. When asked for information, the students were very helpful. I was impressed by the appearance of the campus.

Thank Jan P
Homosassa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Bethune-Cookman University was founded in 1904. It offers an incredible education primarily for minority students. However, the student population is diverse with students from all 50 states and 20 countries. Bethune-Cookman takes its motto seriously which is "Enter to Learn - Depart to Serve" This is a distinction that shapes Bethune graduates for life!

1 Thank RippleManatee
Fords, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

First of all, finding a parking spot in the campus was bit of a hassle. I visited the Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation and home in the campus. It was amazing. Also visited parts of the campus like the library. The detailed campus tour can be taken from the Admissions office and is about 2 hours long. I did not take... More 

5 Thank kavithasrinivasan
Stockbridge, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

The young lady that gave us the tour of the home was very knowledgeable on Ms. Cookman's life, home and artifacts. Very impressed with all of the original items in the home as well as all of the pictures.

4 Thank MsB063
Franklin, Virginia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Thoroughly enjoyed the campus and staff of Bethune-Cookman college - helpful, friendly, most accommodating to our group, even one counselor took chaperones on riding tour on golf cart!!

3 Thank teenleader
Tampa, Florida
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Rode down the streets of BCU with the hopes of enticing my 14 year old daughter to consider the school as one of her college choices.. She actually got excited. I believe being so close to the beach was a plus as well.

1 Thank cdorsey69
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

The house where Mary McLeod Bethune lived is a lesson in history. The grounds are beautiful, the students helpful and I had a thoroughly engaging and informative tour. Call ahead.

1 Thank gchop
DeLand, Florida
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57 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

Went to a jazz concert a few years ago, this auditorium is hardly ever used, and they don't operate ina professional manner when they use it. A government funded place that is never used. Not the college, the auditoriam

Thank ragtimebird
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

The College Campus was very well manicured and it was a beautiful site to see

1 Thank Sabrina H

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