College Visits

Here are posts with photos and information profiling some colleges and universities we’ve visited recently.

American University

American University, Washington DC, 7,909 undergraduates, 12:1 student to faculty ratio

Bard College

Bard College, Quaint, country setting, 1000+ acres, Sandwiched between Tivoli and Red Hook

Baylor University

30% of students come from out of state, Business and Entrepreneurship, 5 year Accounting program, Finance, Engineering rated number 13 in undergrad, mechanical and electrical, Computer Science

Bentley University

Bentley University, Waltham, MA, 4,264 undergrads, No Teaching Assistants at Bentley, Never in a class with more than 40 students

Brandeis University

Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, 3,729 undergrads, 10:1 student to faculty ratio, Research institution, Many live on campus all 4 years

Brown University

Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, As I drive towards Brown University it is clear that I’m in a part of Providence that is like no other.

Bryant University

Bryant University, Smithfield, RI – 3600 undergrads […]

Bucknell University

Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA – A large, […]

Catholic University

Catholic University, 3,480 undergraduates, 7:1 student to faculty ratio, 79% acceptance rate

Clark University

Clark University, one of the 40 colleges in the Colleges That Change Lives book, by Loren Pope. I was pleasantly surprised by the area surrounding the school.

Clemson University

Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina Clemson University […]

Coastal Carolina

Coastal Carolina, Conway, South Carolina Coastal Carolina […]

Colby Sawyer College

Even though it was a rainy day for our visit, this College way surpassed my expectations with their attention and focus on their students, small class sizes, internship program, friendly and welcoming faculty and student body and facilities.

Colorado College

Colorado College: 2,118 undergraduates, 10:1 student to faculty ratio, 16% acceptance rate

Colgate University

Colgate University, Hamilton, NY – Rural, Upstate […]

Colorado School of Mines

4,608 undergraduates, 16:1 student to faculty ratio, 38% acceptance rate, Mid 50% SAT 1470-1470, ACT 29-33

College of Charleston

The city is robust enough for everyone to enjoy but small enough to be manageable and intimate: incredible charm, so much available to do, incredible food, art, shopping and more. The campus, located in the city but with some campus areas…

Dickinson College

Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA – Drive through […]

Drew University

1450 undergraduates, 10:1 student to faculty ratio, 70% admit Rate

Drexel College

Drexel College, Philadelphia, Pennslyvania – Urban environment, […]

Eckerd College

Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida – 1850 […]

Emerson College

Emerson College, Boston, MA: I found Emerson fascinating and everyone is passionate about everything that they do

Emory University

Private, Located in the beautiful Druid Hill area, suburban part of Atlanta, outside the city, 10 minute walk from one end of campus to another, Easy trip into downtown Atlanta

Endicott College

Endicott College, Beverly, Massachusetts See more info/photos […]

Fairfield University

Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut- I visited the Fairfield University sprawling campus of over 200 acres, located in beautiful Fairfield CT, on August 18. This Jesuit, suburban institution has 3300 undergraduates allowing them plenty of research opportunities.

Florida Atlantic University

25,209 undergraduates, 23:1 student to faculty ratio, 68% acceptance rate, Mid 50% SAT 470-570, ACT 20-24

Florida Southern College

Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida- Very much liked this smaller liberal arts school that has a wide variety of majors, very active campus and nice setting on a lake with an eclectic, social town.

Fordham University

Fordham University, Bronx, NY – Gothic architecture, […]

Franklin and Marshall

Franklin and Marshall, Lancaster, PA – National […]

Franklin Pierce University

As you pull up to the college, you have a scenic view of Pearly Pond, which is beautiful as the mist forms a layer on top.

Furman University

Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina Furman was […]

Georgetown University

Georgetown University, 562 undergraduates, 11:1 student to faculty ratio

George Mason University

23,066 undergraduates, 16:1 student to faculty ratio, 69% acceptance rate, Mid 50% SAT 520-630, ACT 23-29

George Washington University

George Washington University, 1,157 undergraduates, 13:1 Student to Faculty ratio, 46% acceptance rate, Test optional

Georgia Institute of Technology

Public, 400 acre campus with downtown Atlanta at your doorstep, Undergraduate enrollment – 15,489, 35 majors across 6 colleges

Goucher College

Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland – Beautiful campus […]

Hamilton College

Hamilton College, Clinton, NY – 26% acceptance […]

High Point University

High Point University, High Point, North Carolina […]

James Madison University

James Madison is a well oiled machine, run incredibly well and a beautiful campus that offers all the school spirit any student could want and then some.

Keene State College

As you approach Keene State College, and drive less than a quarter mile down the road you find the downtown which has plenty of local restaurants and shops.

London School of Economics and Political Science

8.9% acceptance rate, Total enrollment: 10,883 (Undergraduate and graduate), 55% graduate, 45% undergraduate

Loyola University Maryland

Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland – Mainstream […]

Loyola University New Orleans

Private, liberal arts institution, Jesuit affiliated – 1 of 28 in the country, Undergraduate enrollment – 2,482

Lynn University

2003 undergraduates, 18:1 student to faculty ratio, 76% acceptance rate

Manhattan College

Manhattan College, Located across from Van Cortland Park in The Bronx

Maryland Institute College Of The Arts

Maryland Institute College of the Arts, Baltimore, Maryland- Can customize undergrad education, Cross pollination amongst majors, An art college that takes liberal arts seriously

Marymount University

2,323 undergraduates, 12:1 student to faculty ratio, 68% acceptance rate, Religiously/Catholic affiliated

Marywood University

Marywood University, Scranton, PA, Small liberal arts with many interesting majors, 12:1 student to faculty ratio,

McDaniel College

McDaniel College, Westminster, Maryland- Looking for ways to admit a student, not reject, Challenge of courses taken, Test optional policy, top 10% of class or average core GPA 3.5 to be test optional

Monmouth University

Monmouth University, Long Branch, NJ – 1933 […]

Muhlenberg College

Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA – Test optional […]

Naropa University

Naropa University: 397 undergraduates, 8:1 student to faculty ratio, 80% acceptance rate. Mid 50% SAT/ACT scores not reported.

New Hampshire Institute of Art

As you drive through the largest city in New Hampshire (Population 110k), you turn down Elm Street, which is bustling with restaurants, business’s and patrons, make a right down one of the side streets and there is New Hampshire Institute of Art.

Northeastern University

Northeastern University

Nova Southeastern University

Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida See [...]

Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado

The Olympics emote such emotion in me, thinking of our country and all the athletes that have worked their whole lives to participate and represent our country with 205 other nations.

Oxford College of Emory University

Private, Undergraduate enrollment – 978, Admit rate – 38%, Financial Aid forms required – FAFSA, CSS Profile, Retention rate – 95%

Pace University NYC Campus

Pace University-NYC Campus: Located in the heart of the financial district

Palm Beach Atlantic University

Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, Florida- Toured Palm Beach Atlantic University today in West Palm Beach, Florida, located on the Intercoastal.

Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA – Where art […]

Plymouth State University

Driving up you pass the quaint town of Plymouth within walking distance from campus, located on the Pemigewassett river with mountains as your backdrop.

Providence College

Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island As you […]

Queens University

Queens University, Charlotte, North Carolina – Located […]

Regent’s University

Located on 70 acres in the center of Regents Park, a beautifully manicured park with ponds, gardens and birds in Central London

Rice University

Rice University, Houston, Texas – Beautiful campus […]

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York […]

Roger Williams University

Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI – Nationally […]

Sacred Heart University

Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut See more […]

Saint Anselm College

Although located in the city of Manchester, it is on the outskirts with the sprawling, rolling hills campus as their home.

Salve Regina University

Salve Regina University, Newport, Rhode Island – […]

Sarah Lawrence College

Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York See […]

Seton Hall

Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ See […]

Skidmore College

Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY – Their […]

Southern Methodist University

Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas – Beautiful […]

Southern New Hampshire University

On the north end of Manchester, NH, beautiful sprawling campus, 10 minutes from downtown.

Susquehanna University

Susquehanna University, Sellinsgrove, PA – Actively engaged […]

St. Joseph’s University

St. Joseph’s University – Philadelphia, PA – […]

Swarthmore College

Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania See more info/photos […]

SUNY Binghamton

SUNY Binghamton, Vestal, New York Larger State [...]

SUNY Buffalo University at Buffalo

SUNY Buffalo University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New […]

SUNY Geneseo

SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, New York This is […]

SUNY Stony Brook

SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY – […]

Texas Christian University

Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas – […]

Trinity University San Antonio

Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas – Campus […]

The New School

The New School, NY, NY See more [...]

Tulane University

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA See more […]

Union College

Union College, Schenectady, New York See more […]

University College London

30,949 total students (Undergraduate and graduate), 47% graduate, 53% undergraduate, 15,074 international students

University of California-San Diego

University of California – San Diego, La […]

University of California Santa Cruz

University of California Santa Cruz See more [...]

University of Colorado Boulder

University of Colorado Boulder; 7,010 undergraduates, 18:1 student to faculty ratio, 80% acceptance rate, Mid 50% SAT 530-640, ACT 24-30

University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut See more […]

University of Denver

University of Denver, Denver, Colorado 5,758 undergraduates,11:1 student to faculty ratio, 53% acceptance rate, Mid 50% SAT 530-660, ACT 26-31

University of Georgia

Public, Undergraduate enrollment – 27,951 (11% out of state), Admit rate – 54%, Financial Aid forms required – FAFSA, CSS Profile

University of Greenwich

3 campuses: Greenwich – Maritime Campus, Avery Hill and Medway, Maritime campus – Engineering, arts, humanities, law and business

University of Mary Washington

Pleasantly surprised with this “diamond in the rough” school in northern VA. Great town right near campus, friendly and strong Div III athletics program.

University of Miami

University of Miami – Coral Gables, Florida […]

University of New Hampshire Durham

Driving on “off the highway” roads to get to UNH, you pass farms and quaint towns.

University of Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island: As you exit off of 95 with URI as your destination, during the 10 mile trip it is clear you are in New England as you view sprawling farm land and the quaint architecture along the way.

University of Richmond

University of Richmond campus can only be considered beautiful and a school I would recommend to many of my students.

University of Rochester

University of Rochester, Rochester, New York What […]

University of San Diego

University of San Diego, San Diego, CA […]

University of Scranton

University of Scranton: Nice, manageable city, 70,000 people, somewhat artistic, Most students come from NY, NJ, PA areas

University of South Carolina

University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina […]

University of Tampa

University of Tampa, Tampa, Florida Modern school […]

University of Texas Austin

University of Texas Austin, Austin, Texas – […]

US Air Force Academy

The energy and feeling is palpable when I met just a few of the men and women who are dedicating their lives to preserve and protect our country and visiting where their journey began.

Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN – 39% study […]

Vassar College

Vassar College: Students are creative, intelligent, idealistic, curious, ambitious and independent.

Virginia Commonwealth

An urban university that continues to build to improve themselves. Great part of the city having broad offerings for their students.

Wagner College

Wagner College: A very pleasant and wonderful surprise when visiting Wagner College on Staten Island

West Chester University

West Chester University, West Chester, PA – […]

Widener University

Widener University, Chester, PA – 3000 undergrads […]

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Passing through Worcester, MA today, I made a point to visit Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) to view the campus and surrounding area in person.