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The Most Beautiful Campuses in the Pac-12

We take a look at the most scenic campuses around the Pac-12 Conference

University of Washington

1. University of Washington - Seattle, WA

The University of Washington features one of the most beautiful landscapes in the country. On the shores of Lake Washington, the campus features views of the Cascade Mountains to the East and the Olympic Mountains to the West. The architecture on campus is Collegiate Gothic and the highlights include Suzzallo Library and Denny Hall along with the buildings in the Quad that are lined by stunning cherry blossoms.

Stanford Main Campus

2. Stanford University - Stanford, CA

Stanford is home to one of the largest campuses in the United States at 8,180 acres. The highlights of the sprawling campus include Hoover Tower which stands at 285 feet and the Stanford Memorial Church at the center of the main Quad.

University of Colorado

3. University of Colorado

The University of Colorado features a mostly uniform architectural style throughout the campus called Tuscan Vernacular Revival. Boulder is situated near the Rocky Mountains and the views of the Flatirons from campus are outstanding. The Colorado campus is must see destination on a Fall Saturday.

USC Campus - Daily Trojan file photo

4. USC - Los Angeles, CA

USC is located just 2 miles from Downtown Los Angeles. USC recently built University Village which features over 130,000 square feet of retail space on the ground floor and 4 floors of student housing above. The Leavey Library and Doheny Library are other must visits when on the USC campus.

UCLA Campus - Getty Images

5. UCLA - Los Angeles, CA

UCLA has premiere location in California and is bordered by Beverly Hills and Bel-Air. The campus is 419 acres and highlights include Royce Hall and the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden. UCLA's sculpture garden features more than 70 international works.


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