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Iowa State University

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Address: , Ames, IA 50011
Phone Number: 515-294-4111
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Lively atmosphere, great people

If you are a college student either undergrad or masters+, this is the place to go. They have great professors, a very lively campus, and just an around great university.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

If you are a college student either undergrad or masters+, this is the place to go. They have great professors, a very lively campus, and just an around great university.

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Fremont, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful campus. They have done an amazing job creating a closed-campus feel for a university that is home to 35,000 students.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Iowa State University was the first land grant university in the United States. It is an astounding campus composed of buildings of many architectural styles, lovely grounds featuring beautiful landscaping and many statues and works of art. If you are staying in or near Ames Iowa, it is worth your while to take a walk through this campus to view... More 

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Warrenville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Just moved my daughter in. The move in crew was awesome to have and helped so much. Has a great teaching program so hope the next 4 years will be great for her.

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Central City, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Iowa State is among the top ranked beautiful college campuses! It is well taken care of, many historic buildings and simply amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

First time visit to Ames and I was totally impressed with the ISU campus. It is so well cared for and I can only imagine as a student that it is a delight to walk from end to end for classes!

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I worked at ISU eons ago (or so it seems). The campus is huge, with a beautiful central oval in the heart of campus where students can sit on the grass to study, visit or play games during the spring, summer and fall. It features many huge old trees and is just like a huge, beautiful park. The faculty and... More 

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Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Beautiful campus and very friendly staff & faculty. It is a large campus with a small town feel. I love the Memorial Union and the grass and tree filled center of campus.

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St. Louis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Toured the Iowa State University campus. It's very beautiful! Their Greek system housing is beautiful!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This campus is not as busy as other campuses I've seen, although I was there during summer. It was very nice, great landscaping and interesting buildings. We went in a few and they were all around very nice.

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