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Duke University

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Address: Durham, NC

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revisit old school

came back to see changes over the years. found students to be very friendly and helpful. bookstore had wide variety of products and gardens near by are beautiful.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 November 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

came back to see changes over the years. found students to be very friendly and helpful. bookstore had wide variety of products and gardens near by are beautiful.

Thank sarajanev2015
Maitland, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

I went to Duke from 1960 until 1964 when I actually graduated and pleased my parents and wife. I continued to see it to date. There is probably nothing I could say that has not previously been said. It is truly one of the best schools in the world with a beautiful campus and surrounding facilities. If taking your children... More 

Thank Harry A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

We had an amazing time at the football game and walk through campus. I would recommend going during a game as you can see some interesting people. We did park pretty far, but even my two year made most of the work.

Thank Annalee T
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

All the building are built with mainly Duke stone. They look beautiful. It is a very large campus, actually 3 campuses. Very well maintained and impressive. Their hyperbaric chambers are something exceptional and worth seeing.

Thank Dajoma
Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

Especially visit the Quad (dorms, Chapel, hospital). It's fun to see the athletic facilities as well.

Thank Maureen B
New York City, New York
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

Gorgeous campus but a crazy amount of chaos and construction going on. Almost difficult to walk around. Once it's completed I'm sure it'll be perfect though.

Thank 104DL104
Hartsdale, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

Entering through the Sarah Duke Gardens was impressive enough. It was a shame that the Chapel was under renovation. The structure is daunting. The campus is just beautiful and the central campus has the Ivy League feel with the stunning stone architecture. The student union was very well laid out. The entire campus is extensive and we did not have... More 

Thank shapgo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

This is a great school with wonderful students that attend the university. if you have good grades in high school i recommend you to apply to duke

Thank Joshua M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

Dke University grounds are spectacular, from the grounds around the main campus, the the stunning Sarah Duke gardens, we have never found a bad time of year to visit, we had opportunity last week to see the leaves start to change to their fall colors, inspiring. Had a beautiful sunny warm day on Sunday and many were enjoying the day.... More 

Thank Z3386OZdanielc
Lakewood, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

Although it was raining, that just added to the historic feel of the old stone buildings in the central campus. It is an easy campus to walk and well marked for visitors.

Thank JimWiseman1

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