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Duke University

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Address: Durham, NC

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Beautiful Campus!

I love this campus! Regardless of the season, it is picturesque and lovely.The students are polite and welcoming. I have never run into anyone being rude or obnoxious on the Duke... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love this campus! Regardless of the season, it is picturesque and lovely.The students are polite and welcoming. I have never run into anyone being rude or obnoxious on the Duke Campus. There are many places to eat and get coffee. Be sure to visit the basketball museum and the Gardens. You can even tour the basketball arena at certain... More 

Thank Arleneschn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just stopped by Duke (I'm an alumnus from the last century) for a walk around and bite of lunch while I drove through Durham. While the food was really good for 'college food' when I was there--we had a salad bar (The 'Sprig', still there!) and a 'sit down' table service option called the 'Oak Room' in addition to good... More 

Thank Scott B
Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff and facilities are impeccable. They are always concerned and caring. A top notch facility.

Thank Sheryl G
New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Never had been on Duke's campus before college visit for my kids. The academic reputation is incredible, which we knew going in, but to actually be there is another matter altogether. What an impressive place.

Thank Lawrence G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Duke University offers two unique and beautiful campuses to see. West Campus, with its gothic architecture and awe-inspiring cathedral, tends to garner most of the attention. East Campus is also very impressive with its Georgian architecture and broad quad. Make sure to check out both campuses when you visit. The busses run frequently between them, so there's not even a... More 

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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Campus very nice, pleasant, practically in the middle of a forest. The mix of old and new constructions is very well done. The conservation of the grounds and gardens is perfect. The medical area with its hospitals impresses. If the level of medicine practiced there, is equivalent to the buildings .... should be optimal. Even in winter it was a... More 

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Lansdale, Pennsylvania, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Long tour on a beautiful, sprawling campus! If you attended this school, you may never have to leave campus. Wear comfortable shoes!

Thank Andrew M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A long time Duke basketball fan finally fulfills her dream of visiting the campus. Actually, it was for my high school senior, but I think the visit made me want to enroll! Gorgeous campus, amazing staff.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This campus is a beautiful mix of old and new. The architecture of all buildings is impressive and there is much construction and improvement going on. Cameron Indoor Arena, home of the Duke basketball teams is a must-see building, including its Hall of Fame and Basketball Museum.

Thank Christopher R
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for a few hours for a college visit and was completely blown away. Their information session was so informative and educational. Despite it being a cold day and a little gray, the campus was beautiful. I was extremely impressed by their new food court in West Campus. All the different places look delicious and it really turned the boring... More 

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