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Iowa State University

Address: Ames, IA 50011
Phone Number: 515-294-4111
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Ranked #1 of 18 Attractions in Ames
Type: Educational Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The number one university in Iowa, great campus, easy to get around, and great people!! The Memorial Union on Lincolnway is a great place for first time visitors to park and get a feel for the university and start your exploration and visit.

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Wallkill, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The campus is nice to walk around, on, and through. Many old buildings, still functioning, as well as a cool old clock bell tower. Definitely check that out! Stop and visit if you can.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Great school to attend for academics. They have a great athletics program as well. The gymnastics team is great!

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Anaheim, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Great university campus. Stayed for a future problem solving competition. Accomodation was very basic. Shared bathroom, no airconditioning and up 3 flights of stairs with luggage as no lifts. Mattress was comfortable and clean sheets provided. Great variety of food in cafeteria. Ask for dormitory with lifts and airconditioning as my friends were in a different building.

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Saint Paul
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Visited the campus and old downtown. Learned where to visit gardens and galleries during next visit.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It offers a lot to townspeople as well as students culturally and educationally. However, most staff are cold and reserved

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Barrington, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Love the school. The grounds are beautiful with a lot of green space. Beautiful walk on a fall day. great Frisbee golf course! My son is very happy here.

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Roseville, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

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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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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120 reviews 120 reviews
18 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 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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