Top 15 Most Beautiful College Campuses in the USA

6: Duke University, Durham, NC

Duke University, Durham, NC
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Duke University could be listed twice on this list. That’s because it encompasses two campuses: the Georgian East Campus and the neo-Gothic West Campus. Duke’s Gothic architecture includes inspired achievements like the Duke Chapel and Perkins Library. Duke is also regarded as a “university in the forest” and includes 7,200 acres located in the beautiful North Carolina forest.

Address: Duke University, Durham, NC 27708

7: Sewanee: The University of the South, Sewanee, TN

Sewanee: The University of the South, Sewanee, TN
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The University of the South is a name that comes with lofty expectations. Fortunately, Sewanee lives up to the hype with its gorgeous rural landscape and Gothic style buildings. The 13,000-acre Sewanee campus is located on the Cumberland Plateau in the Tennessee Valley. Students enjoy many opportunities for campus exploration including rock climbing, mountain biking and caving.

Address: 735 University Ave, Sewanee, TN 37383

8: University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN
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The University of Notre Dame campus has it all – renowned landmarks, towering Gothic buildings, and a beautiful change of seasons. It’s a classic college campus on the heart of the Midwest. Notre Dame’s most renowned landmark is the Main Building. Built in 1879, it’s a 187-foot structure complete with a 4,000-pound statue of Mary, the Mother of God.

Address: University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556

9: Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
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History buffs love Dartmouth College. That’s because the Ivy League research university was established before the American Revolution in 1769. The campus consists of 269-acres located in the Upper Valley on the Connecticut River. Dartmouth’s buildings reflect 18th century America, with many of them designed in the Georgian American colonial style.

Address: Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755

10: Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Indiana University is home of the “Hoosiers.” While the definition of a Hoosier isn’t clear, what is clear is the beauty of this southern Indiana campus. The campus is located atop a bed of Indiana Limestone and near the Jordan River. The nearly 2,000-acre campus includes a combination of architecture from the construction era including the Late Victorian, Gothic, and Romanesque styles.

Address: 107 S Indiana Ave, Bloomington, IN 47405

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