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Iowa State University

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Address: Ames, IA 50011
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ISU is a beautiful campus.

I have been to all of the Big 10 the Big 12 campuses. ISU is one of favorites. It has a big Open grass area near the student union. Then there are giant university building all... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Altoona, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been to all of the Big 10 the Big 12 campuses. ISU is one of favorites. It has a big Open grass area near the student union. Then there are giant university building all around the grass area. Then the campanile is in the center of the grass area and the carillon bells in top of the campanile... More 

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Iowa State University is a great place for a number of accredited curricula. The price is low compared to the quality of education as determined by a national survey done by U.S. News and Report (as I remember). Beautiful pastoral central campus with historic buildings.

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Thank Sophie452
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have 2 young men attending this wonderful college. We feel like they are getting a great education that will make them employable in an environment where there is also plenty of interesting things to do. A very good investment in their future!

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Wallingford, CT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice campus. Students and staff do friendly. Tour guides were good. The campus food was fairly good for a university. It's an option but it's so far from home 17 hours so we'll see.

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Ankeny, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I drove around campus for a little while reminiscing our old college days. Iowa State has done so improving the entrance off Highway 30 onto University Ave. Jack Trice Stadium looks glorius with the new south endzone, even in the dead of winter. We will do this again soon.

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Thank Buffettclone
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My wife and I are both ISU alumni and met here. Our wedding photo was in the arch of the Campanile. The campus is a beautiful land grant university, that has grown by a third in student size since our time there. It provided me with an excellent education that paved the way for a satisfying working life. #cyclONEnation

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Madison, Wisconsin, Usa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We ate there a number of times when in Ames on business. The food is excellent and the service is very good. Great for both lunch or dinner.

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Harvard, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Son attends ISU and is very happy there, He's in his soph year and he's doing great. Campus is beautiful and feels small and comfortable. A great choice for your kids who want to continue their education.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I am an ISU Grad -- wonderful college. I suggest everyone walk around central campus. It is one of the most beautiful grounds. My favorite is fall with the leaves and winter with beautiful white snow. Enjoy!

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Thank Lynn834
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Got to watch a great game for ISU football in a suite. Coldish late fall day with strong winds made the suite an excellent perch from which to watch ISU have its best game of the season! Food was good and the service was outstanding! The view was great!

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