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Which college has a really MODERN campus?

lindsay78lindsay78 Registered User Posts: 181 Junior Member
edited January 2009 in College Search & Selection
I'm looking for a school with a really modern campus, such as UCF (University of Central Florida) but of higher of caliber, like that of an ivy. I don't like the whole old antique look and especially old dorms like those at Brown.

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Replies to: Which college has a really MODERN campus?

  • zackr13zackr13 Registered User Posts: 116 Junior Member
    William and Mary had done a huge revitalization to their school. THe school is state of the art and beautiful.
  • hmom5hmom5 - Posts: 10,882 Senior Member
    Think about it, top colleges tend to have long histories. It doesn't mean they don't have modernized dorms. Many do: Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, Penn all have some new and totally renovated dorms.
  • fireflyscoutfireflyscout Registered User Posts: 5,441 Senior Member
    Skidmore, Brandeis
  • UCBChemEGradUCBChemEGrad Registered User Posts: 10,277 Senior Member
    UC San Diego
  • Phead128Phead128 Registered User Posts: 2,091 Senior Member
    UC Merced is the first American research university built in the 21st century!!! :D

    UC Merced facilities are at the cusp of innovation, incorporating the latest in state of the art technologies.
  • M's MomM's Mom Registered User Posts: 4,562 Senior Member
    I know I sound like a broken record on CC, but I'll say it again: Grinnell College in Iowa is amazing. On top of excellent academics and a warm and inclusive student culture, their huge endowment has resulted in wonderful facilities, especially for the sciences. There is a beautiful brand new student center, excellent dining hall, amazing arts center(s), wonderful athletic facilities. If you like modern architecture, they have some of the best.
  • ncmentorncmentor Registered User Posts: 1,346 Senior Member
    High Point felt like a cross between Disney World and a top of the mountain ski town, If thats you thing.
  • Senior's DadSenior's Dad Registered User Posts: 252 Junior Member
    Florida Gulf Coast University in Estero (Fort Myers/Naples) is a brand new campus. The school is just ten years old and it was built in pristine reclaimed wetlands (Florida-speak for "swamp").

    That the state of Florida has spared no expense on campus buildings is evident to a even a casual visitor. FGCU facilities at which I have volunteered are state of the art.

    I haven't seen the dorms, but I understand they compare favorably to any dorms anywhere.

    FGCU isn't presently "of higher of caliber" than UCF, necessarily, but between the two schools, I think FGCU is the more likely to achieve national esteem.

    Unfortunately, FGCU's highly-regarded president Bill Merwin resigned in a sex scandal, but he was succeeded by a seemingly capable younger president. It remains to be seen, however, whether the new president really has Merwin's exalted vision of FGCU, or, even if he does, whether he can pull it off.

    FGCU's sports program has had some internal management problems, but there is such a surplus of athletic talent in the area that a good football team (one of Merwin's objectives) could be built based just on what UF, FSU, and Miami leave behind in the area.

    FGCU could become one of those schools like Clemson whose reputation skyrocketed. Once, a Clemson degree wasn't worth very much; nowadays it is.
  • kryptonsa36kryptonsa36 Registered User Posts: 1,735 Senior Member
    Mine .
  • OHKIDOHKID Registered User Posts: 1,255 Senior Member
    University of Cincinnati. That's probably one of the reasons why I HATE Cincinnati so much.
  • barronsbarrons Registered User Posts: 24,851 Senior Member
  • michael ingrammichael ingram Registered User Posts: 110 Junior Member
  • CoolbrezzeCoolbrezze Registered User Posts: 5,403 Senior Member
    New York University
  • etcheverryetcheverry Registered User Posts: 159 Junior Member
    Florida international university
    Chapman university
    Texas christian university
    seattle university
    CSU fullerton
    drexel university
  • OHKIDOHKID Registered User Posts: 1,255 Senior Member
    So that's what there calling Drexel's campus now?
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