When you begin to experience the inevitable anxiety that happens during the college experience, there isn’t a lot better to help curb your apprehension than a leisurely stroll through a beautiful campus. There is just something about breathtaking scenery that distracts the brain and allows worries to just fade away. Most college campuses make staying well-kept and pleasant to the eye a priority. However, it would be hard to beat these ten campuses
in the category for “most beautiful”. Here are the top 10 most beautiful and distracting college campuses in the country:
Pepperdine University – Malibu, California
With gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean on one side and views of the Santa Monica Mountains on the other, students at Pepperdine University are sure to be glad for the year-round moderate weather to take it all in.
University of Hawaii at MÄnoa – Honolulu, Hawaii
With numerous palm trees, tropical weather, and a campus structured around diversity and the spirit of aloha; students at the University of Hawaii MÄnoa are sure to be overcome by both the physical and the spiritual aspects of beauty.
University of Colorado – Boulder, Colorado
Boulder, Colorado is known as one of the best places to live because of the exceptionally breathtaking landscape. Students at the University of Colorado get to be surrounded by this vast beauty (43,000 acres of it to be exact) and tons of nature to be explored outside of the classroom.
University of Chicago - Chicago, Illinois
With castle-like grandeur and Victorian style lighting, students at the University of Chicago are always immersed in a gorgeous fairytale-like setting.
Wellesley College - Wellesley, Massachusetts
With numerous historical buildings and housing halls scattered with a plethora of trees, Wellesley College is sure to make students feel as if they have gone back in time to the 1800’s (now, with Wi-Fi, of course).
Rollins College - Winter Park, Florida
This campus proves to be in the top ten of beautiful college campus by having a longstanding tradition (60 years) of a surprise day off every spring merely because the president of the school deems the day, “too pretty to have class”.
Bryn Mawr College - Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Another castle-like structure finds us in the way of Bryn Mawr College. With trees everywhere and nearly every building being made of stone, students are sure to feel like they’re attending college in a medieval dream.
Sewanee: The University of the South- Sewanee, Tennessee
Since the university of the south includes a school of theology, it also includes some of the most beautiful chapels in Tennessee right on campus for all the students to take in every day.
Colgate University - Hamilton, New York
With mass amounts of surrounding trees and a focus on liberal arts, students at Colgate University are sure to have a gorgeous Fall semester every year.
Lewis & Clark College — Portland, Oregon
Students at Lewis and Clark College get to experience a campus submerged in the forest, allowing them to be nearly constantly surrounded by the many delights of nature.