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Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668
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Picturesque Campus

Slow down and enjoy a nice walk on this large beautiful campus surrounded on three sides by water... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Union, NJ
via mobile
Emancipation Oak: Awe-inspiring nature combined with history

My wife was traveling independently of me the last weekend in August and this is her review: The... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Hampton, VA 23668
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Slow down and enjoy a nice walk on this large beautiful campus surrounded on three sides by water. The trees are large, the grass is beautiful and the buildings are nice to look at. Well maintained, picturesque campus.

Thank NyasaK
Reviewed 4 September 2017

My wife was traveling independently of me the last weekend in August and this is her review: The Emancipation Oak is not actually on the grounds of Hampton University, but other reviewers have reviewed it with HU, so I will do likewise. By its sheer...More

Thank PhilosophicalOldGuy
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Rich history and a beautiful campus makes for a delightful experience. The Hampton University Museum is a must see when stepping foot on campus; the intriguing collection of artwork and artifacts displayed show the diverse and colorful history of Hampton. Education and culture go hand-in-hand,...More

Thank Chrysler253
Reviewed 30 July 2017

What a beautiful campus. The history on the campus is powerful. This is a historical Black College that makes an impact on you as soon as you enter the gate. The campus has been maintained and expanded. If you are in the area, I highly...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Totally gorgeous campus... Plenty of things to see on campus. You can feel the centuries of history and you can visit some of it. Great place to visit with the kids to give them a piece of history.

Thank Davin D
Reviewed 24 May 2017

A fabulous campus with outstanding architecture old and modern. The grounds were immaculate. The museum was awesome.

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I have friends who teach here part time and love their jobs. I work with veterans and many say the university is great for them. The University has a great band and the campus is very attractive. The university provides education for all races and...More

Thank evanspeggy
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Hampton University has been around for a long time. Today they offer a wide range of programs including doctoral degrees.

Thank Oranutan1
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Open house very crowded but the marching band and recruitment team were excellent! Impressed with academics and character requirements

Thank Sondra G
Reviewed 23 October 2016

they make a lot of this place but its really not worth the time its a college nothing special and nothing of any real interest to see

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