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An excellent and joyful university.

I turned down Stanford to go here. Dukies are warm, balanced, smart, kind, hardworking and care... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pamela H
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Great campus to visit

Campus has lots of walkways and is easy to navigate. Currently has construction, but can get... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Susan K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I turned down Stanford to go here. Dukies are warm, balanced, smart, kind, hardworking and care about the world. They have life skills, they aren’t just brainiacs, although are super smart. I’ve stayed in touch with more than 20 dukies. Highly recommend this amazing institution!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Campus has lots of walkways and is easy to navigate. Currently has construction, but can get around easily.

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic parents weekend once again, Duke! Best decision our daughter made was to go to this school. Beautiful campus, great professors, knowledgeable staff and a degree that is far more than a piece of paper! We look forward to her graduation in May with bittersweet...More

Thank Christy A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This campus is beautiful, I love the beautiful garden and enjoy the scenic area. Please take the racist things down.

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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful campus and students did a great job with tour. Admissions office was extremely helpful. Love!

Thank andreah342
Reviewed 13 October 2018

We visited the chapel and the botanical gardens at Duke University. Driving through campus was like driving through a park - so many huge trees everywhere, just beautiful.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

If you are in the area and have kids preparing to think about colleges, this is a must see. The campus is incredibly beautiful. We self toured; however would recommend a guided tour to get a flavor of the history and background of the campus...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2018

This is actually my oldest daughter's alma mater, which she began visiting overnight in the 9th grade. When she was finally accepted, I popped up on campus for her dance performances, football games, or for no reason at all! Now that she has graduated, I...More

Thank ladycnc
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We purchased tickets for the NCCU game via the Duke Alumni association. The good and bad was the pre game party actually could have been purchased at the event, and though the food was good, there was NO seating at all, meaning you ate standing...More

Thank shuggs30
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We go to Duke every couple of years for alumni events (so I'm biased...) and we love it every time. This time we toured the Nasher Art Museum on campus and enjoyed it. We always make our way to the Chapel and this time the...More

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lovetotravel915
11 July 2018|
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Response from Thilo H | Reviewed this property |
You can park the Duke Hilton and walk the 10 minutes to campus
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Response from FamilyTraveler623 | Reviewed this property |
I would try and specify this when making arrangements for your official tour. If you have a potential student for the team, I am sure they will want him to meet the coaches and see the stadium. We did not see it while... More
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Karin G
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Response from BlueDevilOKC | Reviewed this property |
You can see the university at any time. The chapel is generally open unless there is a private event such as a wedding. The closest you'll get to Cameron is probably the attached Hall of Fame and Museum. The interior of... More
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