Southern College Tours

Thinking about planning a Southern College Tour? The Southland is home to a number of exceptional colleges, making planning a tour of one or more of these colleges in order to choose the right one a great idea. It really is important for new college students to get an overall feel of the environment a college offers, as this allows them to gain perspective on what any college campus can offer them during this important time in their life.


University of Richmond

Located in the beautiful state of Virginia, the University of Richmond requires potential students to attend an informational session before touring the campus. The informational session lasts about 30 minutes, and immediately after a walking tour of the campus is provided for participants, which lasts about 75 minutes. Current students lead the session as well as the tour, which takes place every weekday throughout the entire year, as well as a few Saturdays throughout the year. While registration is preferred, it is not required.

Wake Forest University

Located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Wake Forest University was established in 1834. The required informational session lasts about 60 minutes, which take place in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions in the Porter Byrum Welcome Center. Tours are available every day except for Sunday, and are led by current students. Scheduling a campus tour is necessary at Wake Forest University.

Elon University of North Carolina

Located in Elon, North Carolina, it is necessary to make a reservation when wanting to tour Elon University. Seating for their informational session is limited, which can be reserved on any day from Monday through Saturday. Potential students even have the ability to sit in on a class in order to experience what it’s like to be in an Elon classroom environment. Classroom visits must be requested at least seven days before visiting the campus.

Trinity University

Located in San Antonio, Texas, Trinity University is a top ranked liberal arts college. Potential students, as well as their families, are welcome to join the open house programs that take place on Saturdays. Individual visits are also available and are based on the stage a particular student is in when it comes to choosing a college. At least two weeks notice is required in order to schedule an individual campus tour visit.

Duke University

Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke University is consistently ranked in the top colleges located in the United States. Potential students must register in advance in order to reserve a spot, and can ask to be placed on a waiting list when sessions are full. The informational session lasts about 45 minutes, and the walking tour lasts about 90 minutes. Recommendations are to arrive about 30 minutes early, and wear comfortable walking shoes.

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