6. Drexel University
Year Built: 1891
Key Architects: Various, including: Michael Graves
In 2002, Drexel University won "Ugliest Campus" by Campus Squeeze, and in 2008, it received the honor again, this time by Radar Magazine. Unfortunately, not much has changed in the last 5 years. The campus is still being criticized for its "prison-like" dorms and factory-inspired aesthetic. The school's concrete and brick Disque Hall looms over an open courtyard, and even from outside, the lack of windows is oppressive. At the same time, Drexel is undergoing seven new construction projects, so hopefully the campus will continue to develop for the better.