41 Scenic College Campuses That Were Made For Instagram

The best four years of your life, as seen through Sutro.

1. Vassar College

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Location: Poughkeepsie, New York
Obligatory Instagram: The castle-like facade of the Frederick Thompson Memorial Library

2. Wellesley College

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Location: Wellesley, Massachusetts
Obligatory Instagram: The sunset over Lake Waban

3. Kenyon College

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Location: Gambier, Ohio
Obligatory Instagram: The walk along the 10-foot wide Middle Path in autumn

4. University of Washington, Seattle

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Location: Seattle, Washington
Obligatory Instagram: The Drumheller Fountain with majestic Mount Rainier in the background

5. Yale University

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Location: New Haven, Connecticut
Obligatory Instagram: Everything is a masterpiece, but if you had to pick one, go for the façade of Bass Library

6. University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

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Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Obligatory Instagram: Drinking at the Old Well or the fountain in front of Bynum Hall

7. Stanford University


Location: Palo Alto, California
Obligatory Instagram: The view of the campus from the Hoover Tower observation platform

8. Vanderbilt University

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Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Obligatory Instagram: In front of Italianate-style Kirkland Hall

9. Rice University

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Location: Houston, Texas
Obligatory Instagram: The pillars along the corridors of Lovett Hall

10. Pepperdine University

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Location: Malibu, California
Obligatory Instagram: The breathtaking ocean views that come with overlooking campus

11. Washington University in St. Louis

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Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Obligatory Instagram: The view under the main entry archway

12. Fordham University at Rose Hill

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Location: Bronx, New York
Obligatory Instagram: Keating Hall in every season

13. Mount Holyoke College

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Location: South Hadley, Massachusetts
Obligatory Instagram: Several views of Mary Lyon Hall

14. University of Colorado, Boulder

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Location: Boulder, Colorado
Obligatory Instagram: The grand views of the Rocky Mountains overlooking the campus

15. Bard College

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Location: Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Obligatory Instagram: The ultra-modern Frank Gehry-designed Fisher Center

16. Sewanee, The University of the South

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Location: Sewanee, Tennessee
Obligatory Instagram: The marvelous architecture of the All Saints’ Chapel

17. Columbia University


Location: New York City, New York
Obligatory Instagram: The façade of either Low Memorial Library or Butler Library

18. Swarthmore College

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Location: Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
Obligatory Instagram: The outdoor amphitheater in the Scott Arboretum

19. Furman University

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Location: Greenville, South Carolina
Obligatory Instagram: The Bell Tower overlooking the campus lake

20. University of Notre Dame

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Location: South Bend, Indiana
Obligatory Instagram: The interior of the neo-Gothic Basilica of the Sacred Heart

21. University of Southern California

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Location: Los Angeles, California
Obligatory Instagram: The lawn and façade of Doheny Library

22. Cornell University

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Location: Ithaca, New York
Obligatory Instagram: Any of the amazing views of Cornell’s many gorges

23. Duke University

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Location: Durham, North Carolina
Obligatory Instagram: The towering Chapel of Duke University

24. Scripps College

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Location: Claremont, California
Obligatory Instagram: Jaqua Quad with Toll Hall, the first building on campus, in the background

25. Berry College

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Location: Mount Berry, Georgia
Obligatory Instagram: The river at the Old Grinding Mill

26. Princeton University

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Location: Princeton, New Jersey
Obligatory Instagram: The Fountain of Freedom in front of the Woodrow Wilson School

27. University of San Diego


Location: San Diego, California
Obligatory Instagram: In front of the The Immaculata Chapel with its bright blue dome, if you can manage it

28. Lewis & Clark College


Location: Portland, Oregon
Obligatory Instagram: The serene scene at the Reflecting Pool

29. Tulane University

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Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Obligatory Instagram: The façade of Gibson Hall

30. Amherst College


Location: Amherst, Massachusetts
Obligatory Instagram: The campus’s war memorial and accompanying view

31. University of Chicago

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Location: Chicago, Illinois
Obligatory Instagram: In front of the Rockefeller Chapel, the campus’s tallest structure

32. Northwestern University

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Location: Evanston, Illinois
Obligatory Instagram: The views of campus that include the Lakefill

33. University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

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Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Obligatory Instagram: The gorgeous Royal Sala Thai pavillion

34. Indiana University

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Location: Bloomington, Indiana
Obligatory Instagram: The limestone Sample Gates

35. University of Wisconsin, Madison


Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Obligatory Instagram: The Memorial Union Terrace at the waterfront

36. Florida Southern College


Location: Lakeland, Florida
Obligatory Instagram: Any one of the campus’s many Frank Lloyd Wright buildings or the Evelyn and Warren Willis Garden of Meditation

37. Emory University

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Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Obligatory Instagram: The newly renovated Emory University Hospital

38. University of Cincinnati

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Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Obligatory Instagram: The amazing Nippert Stadium

39. University of Mississippi

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Location: University, Mississippi
Obligatory Instagram: Either the Lyceum or Bryant Hall

40. University of California, Santa Barbara

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Location: Santa Barbara, California
Obligatory Instagram: Anywhere there’s a beach!

41. University of Virginia

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Location: Charlottesville, Virginia
Obligatory Instagram: In front of the Neoclassical domed Rotunda, modeled after the Pantheon in Rome

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