Duke University Visit Report by tropicalslushies

Visit to Duke University in October 2020 by tropicalslushies
(Student)
(Member since October 20 2020 with ? posts)

Visit Activities:


Information Session: Yes - Pretty lengthy, but packed with information.

Campus Tour: Yes - A long tour, but a lot is in air-conditioned buildings. One sees a wide variety of buildings and sites around West campus.


Campus:



Friendliness/Courtesy of Students:
4 - Very Good
4 - Very Good
Didn't really speak to any students besides the tour guide. She was very friendly and helpful.



Friendliness/Courtesy of Staff:
4 - Very Good
4 - Very Good
Didn't talk to many staff members, but they seemed like nice people.



Appearance of Campus:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent
I cannot imagine a better campus. The Gothic look is awesome.



Building/Facilities Maintenance/Cleanliness:
4 - Very Good
4 - Very Good
Most everything was polished and clean. One thing I did notice, however, was that there was lots of gum stuck to almost every single outdoor trash can.



Dormitories:
3 - Good
3 - Good
Only saw the outside of the building. It seemed like a nice, cozy place to live.



Security/Safety:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent
They have their own police team, there are emergency stations throughout the campus, and students can easily be chauffeured places after dark.



Overall Campus Impression:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent
Definitely my top choice university. This college is far above average in every way. It's almost a perfect place to live and study.


Off-Campus:



Area Immediately Around Campus:
1 - Poor
1 - Poor
Not much to do. We couldn't even find many fast food restaurants near campus.



City/Town/Community:
3 - Good
3 - Good
Seems like an average town. Nothing special.

Campus Visit Notes for Duke University


Visit Description:

I loved Duke.