Google Street View Lets Virtual Visitors Tour More College Campuses

By Todd R. Weiss  |  Posted 2014-08-22 Print this article Print

The Google Street View image collection of hundreds of college and university campuses across the United States and around the world is again growing to help prospective students and their parents learn about the schools they are considering for higher education. The Street View collection recently added the campuses of another 36 colleges and universities to its colorful and detailed collections of photographic panoramas that bring intriguing places to the computers and mobile devices of virtual visitors. Among the latest schools to be included are the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Johns Hopkins University, Kent State University, the University of Mississippi, Georgetown University, Brown University, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Boise State University and the University of Miami. To find the campus Street View tours, virtual visitors can go to Google Maps and do a search for a school. You can then click on the yellow Google "Pegman" icon to enter the Street View imagery for a featured school. Here's a sampling of the latest schools to be added to the Street View collection.

  • Google Street View Lets Virtual Visitors Tour More College Campuses

    By Todd R. Weiss
    Google Street View Lets Virtual Visitors Tour More College Campuses
  • University of Miami

    The University of Miami is a private research university with some 15,000 students who can enjoy a tropical climate and scenic pathways winding through palm trees and clear blue water.
    University of Miami
  • Georgetown University

    Georgetown, which was established in Washington, D.C., in1789, is the nation's oldest Catholic and Jesuit university. The school has about 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
    Georgetown University
  • University of Regina

    The University of Regina in Canada was founded in 1911 and is known for its emphasis on experiential learning. Located in Regina, Saskatchewan, the school has about 12,600 students.
    University of Regina
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison

    The University of Wisconsin–Madison was founded in 1848 and covers some 936 acres, many of which sit on the shores of beautiful Lake Mendota. This image shows the iconic and famous Memorial Union Terrace, where students and faculty go to unwind after classes.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • John Hopkins University

    Baltimore's Johns Hopkins University opened in 1876, and is a leader in both teaching and research. About 5,125 undergrad and 1,945 grad students attend the school.
    John Hopkins University
  • Brown University

    Founded in 1764, Brown is located in historic Providence, R.I., and is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. The school has about 6,400 undergrad and 2,000 grad students.
    Brown University
  • University of Oklahoma

    Created by the Oklahoma Territorial Legislature in 1890, the University of Oklahoma serves more than 30,000 students in a wide range of programs.
    University of Oklahoma
  • Boise State University

    An 81-year-old school, Boise State is Idaho's largest university, with 22,678 students in almost 200 fields of interest. This is the school's football stadium for its beloved Broncos.
    Boise State University
  • Duke University

    Founded in 1924 and tracing its roots to North Carolina's former Trinity College, Duke University was established by James Buchanan Duke as a memorial to his father, Washington Duke. Some 14,600 students attend the school each year.
    Duke University
  • Kent State University

    Founded in 1910, Kent State has more than 39,000 undergraduates and 5,500 graduates enrolled from all 50 states and 100 countries. It is one of Ohio's premier colleges.
    Kent State University
  • North Carolina State University

    Founded in 1887, North Carolina State University is a land-grant college that today has more than 34,000 students and nearly 8,000 faculty and staff. The school is known for its leadership in education and research, science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
    North Carolina State University
  • Rice University

    Rice University sits on a 300-acre forested campus in Houston and includes highly respected schools of architecture, business, engineering, humanities, music, natural sciences and social sciences. It serves some 3,920 undergraduates and 2,567 graduate students.
    Rice University
  • University of Mississippi

    Nicknamed Ole Miss, the University of Mississippi was founded in 1848 and is the state's largest school, serving more than 21,500 students.
    University of Mississippi
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    The University of Nebraska–Lincoln was chartered in 1869 and offers 136 undergraduate majors, 76 master's degree programs, 39 doctoral programs and six professional degree programs.
    University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • University of Calgary

    The University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada, is a public research institution that was founded in 1966 and serves some 31,800 students. Formerly it was a branch of the University of Alberta.
    University of Calgary

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