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Duke University

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Beautiful campus, amazing education

My son is a student at Duke and every time we are on campus I am amazed at the beauty of it. He is having a wonderful experience at Duke and it is the epitome of higher learning... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My son is a student at Duke and every time we are on campus I am amazed at the beauty of it. He is having a wonderful experience at Duke and it is the epitome of higher learning. Couldn't be happier with the education and experience and opportunites that he is getting at this beautiful university. We toured many Ivy... More 

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Thank KrisBK
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were attending an awards ceremony for my granddaughter and walking across campus to Cameron when we experienced the most friendly individuals! Everyone who passed us, greeted us and said Welcome to the campus! There was quiet a bit of construction going on and even the construction workers spoke to us and were very courteous and friendly. The staff at... More 

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California
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Incredible University with such history! Wear comfortable shoes, as you will be walking a lot! Stop by their Visitor Center to get a parking pass. Lovely grounds!

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Thank Victoria L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The president of the university managed to insult everyone present during his speech. I could not believe the words coming out of this man's mouth. He went on to say, "Duke graduates are God's new chosen people." Bless his heart!

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Thank Kora P
Redondo Beach, California
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here many times over the years, as my Dad attended Divinity School here, and my nephew now just graduated from Duke Law. I also worked in the medical center as a nurse in the late 80s. It's a beautiful campus, with great programs, and lots of opportunity. Plus a fantastic basketball program. ;-) What's not to love?

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winnipeg
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Around every corner is a photo opportunity. From the spacious gardens, to the football field, the Mecca of basketball, DUKE does not disappoint. If you are remotely camera knowledgeable turn the color off for the building shots and see an entire new perspective in black and white. This campus is easy to spend a day or two at.

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San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I toured the campus on foot after going to Duke Gardens. The architecture is beautiful and the landscaping is amazing as well. The blending of modern old is very well done. The students could be a little friendlier, though.

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Smyrna, Delaware
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Took a guided tour of the Duke University West Campus. This is an awesome school. The buildings were beautiful. Everyone we met was great. Very informative tour. We finished up our tour by eating at The Skillet on-campus. Great food at a great price. Highly recommend the pan-seared pork chops.

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Cold Spring, New York
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252 reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent place to walk around and observe student activities, especially on a sunny day. Great place to walk a dog. Don't miss Duke Chapel or Duke Gardens.

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Holly Springs, North Carolina
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

I would give it five stars but I am a UNC grad. The grass is kept well and the buildings are beautiful but they all look the same. Go the Chapel Hill to see the Southern Part of Heaven, Thomas Wolfe.

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