The country’s ugliest college campuses

Travel and Leisure named University of Massachusetts Dartmouth one of the ugliest campuses in the country. (Photo by Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON – When thinking of beautiful college campuses, one tends to think of the ivy-covered brick walls of Princeton, Yale and Harvard.

Concrete, steel and bunker-like buildings is not the ideal setting for college life.

Travel and Leisure magazine recently ranked the country’s ugliest campuses using reviews from public forums, and Princeton Review to compile its list.

They note that most of these less-than-attractive schools were designed and built in the modernism era of post-World War II era.

See the list below:

  1. New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, N.J.
  2. Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, Calif.
  3. University of Dallas, Irving, Texas
  4. SUNY Purchase, N.Y.
  5. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Mass.
  6. Stony Brook University, N.Y.
  7. University of California San Diego, Calif.
  8. Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Ill.
  9. Georgia State University, Atlanta, Ga.
  10. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn.
  11. Hampshire College, Amherst, Mass.
  12. Rochester Institute of Technology, N.Y.
  13. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

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