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Come for basketball but little else

We caught a game at the Allen Fieldhouse and it was a ton of fun - great spirit and great action... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2019
T4232XIjohnb
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Toronto, Canada
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I went to school here for four years and it is fabulous. I went back for homecoming this year and... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2019
ceannac
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Reviewed March 11, 2019

We caught a game at the Allen Fieldhouse and it was a ton of fun - great spirit and great action. Can't say we were impressed with the campus particularly the newer parts - buildings far too spread out, roads confusing and not a ton...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

I went to school here for four years and it is fabulous. I went back for homecoming this year and it was just like I remember: beautiful, friendly and inviting. It’s a great campus to visit. KU has beautiful architecture and is continuously adding buildings....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

At night, Campus is lit up with beautiful lights. At day, the students walks around trying to get to their classes.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

My grandchildren love touring the Museum at KU. I take them there each quarter. I love walking the KU area. It is such a pretty campus.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

We were visitng KU with prospective students and had a awsome experience. The Visitor center is a must stop with a video and many brochures. The campus is clean and beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

The University of Kansas is the largest university in the state and is somewhat difficult to navigate even with a GPS. There doesn't seem to be any pattern to the way the streets are laid out, and on some streets (like Iowa), it is almost...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

I visited this university with my daughter, who was touring as a potential student. We thought the campus itself was very pretty and the people were friendly and happy to help direct us. We also visited their historic "downtown" area and had a lot of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Laura S
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Three-generations of our family have enjoyed the wonderful college life at the University of Kansas. Both the educational and social experience is unbeatable. KU offers a broad spectrum of educational opportunities as well as top-notch facilities. The City of Lawrence provides a perfect college town...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MKTBE
Reviewed September 1, 2018

We had a few hours to walk around on a very hot & humid day. The hills are everywhere. The buildings are not all well marked so it is hard to find certain buildings to new comers without a map. We had a hard time...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank singingaccordionist
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and great diversity in educational programs. Great sporting events in a very eclectic town.

Date of experience: August 2018
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