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Iowa State University

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Address: Ames, IA 50011
Phone Number: +1 515-294-4111
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GREAT SCHOOL

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Harvard, Illinois
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Harvard, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Wilton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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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Thank Todd P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

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Thank connie C
Houston, Texas
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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 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

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

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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.

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

We visited the campus cause my daughter is considering Iowa State for the fall of 2017. It has beautiful scenery, very friendly students and staff and good food. Definitely worth the cost to attend!

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Ankeny, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

There are few better ways to spend a sunny fall Saturday afternoon than being in Ames for football Saturdays. Ticket or not, the tailgating is one of the best anywhere and the fans are among the friendliest around (except for the occasional Hawkeye-hater). Stadium has great sight-lines and even an end-zone club that serves alcohol if you are willing to... More 

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