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Yale University

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Address: New Haven, CT 6520
Phone Number: +1 203-432-4771

One of the country's oldest and most prestigious universities.

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It is very solid institution

The campus is very beautiful, something like Harry Potters buildings but very well organized. The World Scholar's Cup brought us there, so we were able to feel only Woolsey Hall... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The campus is very beautiful, something like Harry Potters buildings but very well organized. The World Scholar's Cup brought us there, so we were able to feel only Woolsey Hall where the Yale students have their graduation. It is very impressive place and it is an honor to be graduated at such premises.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The university campuses are spread across town, and you can reach them from orange street or from the museum. Some of the buildings are centuries old and some fairly new.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Supposed to be a famous university in USA. We visited since my daughter was attending Champions round of the world scholars cup. All big universities I visited before had a big campus. All university departments are in the campus. Yale is spread across entire town of New Haven making it very inconvenient to visit different departments. At least for me... More 

Thank Nilesh P
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historically beautiful, great walking, so much to see and learn. Recommend dressing warm in November and walking for hours

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The campus is incredible. So pretty. Will make you regret every decision you have ever made that didn't bring you to attend Yale University.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful place with a historic background. Definitely worth a walkabout and be sure to hit many of the excellent eateries in the neighbourhood.

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Chesterfield, MO
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I explored the Yale campus on my own and did not take the tour. First of all, parking is horrible, which is to be expected at Ivy League schools. I parked in the Crown Street Garage in Downtown New Haven which cost $13 for the day. The Old Campus off the New Haven Green is stunning with mature trees, great... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

It's a beautiful place. We walked around campus and looked around. There was an art museum we stopped by and it was interesting. Definitely worth visiting

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

The Yale student who led our tour was a delightful sophomore with an obvious love of the university. The campus is beautiful and learning some of the history was fascinating.

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Branford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The University and the grounds are a joy to explore. Very concerned that University is attempting to change history, by renaming buildings

Thank jopa331

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