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Iowa State University

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Address: Ames, IA 50011
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+1 515-294-4111

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Beautiful campus, people, and memories

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... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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

Thank KevinPetty
Madison, Wisconsin, Usa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank Rajai A
Harvard, Illinois
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4 reviews
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.

Thank cabras75
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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!

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!

Thank Todd P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely campus. Great hospitality. Excellent tour and information from current students. BEST dining hall experience ever. Have eaten in many dorms. This review pertains only to tour not education, as I did not attend.

Thank connie C
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Iowa State University is a great school that focuses on teaching and leading edge research. The focus on the student experience is paramount in the minds of the faculty and staff. I still find the students to be incredibly hard working and polite. Tuition in 2016-2017 is amazingly affordable when compared to other universities at its level. (Someone who visits... More 

Thank mpadHouston
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Beautiful Campus. Food options on campus for students is great. Lots of entertainment options for students outside of class

Thank kivfamily
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I am proud to be an ISU parent. Great campus and a wonderful place to send your kid. They do a great job of keeping parents involved.

Thank Mark B
Dixon, Illinois
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Walking this campus is just a wonderful experience. The buildings are full of culture and the walkway signs add to the history.

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