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Iowa State University

Ames, IA 50011
515-294-4111
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Ranked #1 of 18 Attractions in Ames
Type: Educational Sites
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Roseville, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

easy access in and out of Ames; friendly people; nice selection of restaurants; good choice of hotel accommodations.

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The campus has a close community feel, yet it was just big enough. Loved that there was a mall area that was grassy and not concrete.

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Minneapolis
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105 reviews 105 reviews
14 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Most people don't think of a science and tech school as a place of beauty but this campus is very scenic.

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Wheaton, Illinois
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

When my son decided to come here for college, we wondered what drew him here instead of the popular Iowa college that most students from the Chicago-area attended. Well after many years of coming here for education related activities, entertainment or sports events, I know what drew him here - it's a great school with outstanding academics, beautiful campus and... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Attended Experience Iowa State event with my son on Oct 10th. This is the 6th college we have visited over the past year. Compared to what we have experienced at other schools, Iowa put together the most organized and informative day. After the general group orientation and campus tours we had the opportunity to meet one on one with admissions... More

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Cypress, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We were visiting family in the area and they suggested we go to the museum there to see the Giant Sloth.. wow that was so amazing and all of the sites in the museum were amazing! Well worth the time and effort to go there... it was the day of the big game and there were thousands of people walking... More

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Omaha
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Absolutely beautiful. One of the prettiest campuses in the Midwest. Just walking around the campus you get the feeling the students really like to go there.

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This was a second college campus visit. Loved this trip out and everyone on campus was great to interact with and very helpful. All questions our son had were answered.

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Karachi, Pakistan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My first visit out side Pakistan ,very tired as from Pakistan to U.k that change the plane for New York ,then flight for Iowa .reached at ten in night at motel the out coordinator told us that we will now go for dinner ,but I can have dinner without bath so take bath offered prayers and then went at lobby... More

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Austin, Texas
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98 reviews 98 reviews
40 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

love this school, great education. Student and family friendly, strong fan base. Safe community, with close proxmity to Des Moines for bigger city needs.

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