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Iowa State University

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Address: Ames, IA 50011
Phone Number: 515-294-4111

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Great scientific minds! Lots of great and cutting-edge research going on there. The professor I met with there was a great guy...would love to have a beer with him!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Ames, Iowa
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Ames, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Great scientific minds! Lots of great and cutting-edge research going on there. The professor I met with there was a great guy...would love to have a beer with him!

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35 reviews 35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I like this school but the surrounding are very old fashion. not too many place to explore which is not excited at all when every time we went to visit our kid in the area.

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Lakeville, Minnesota
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Our son spent four years at ISU and enjoyed his experience. We live in MN and he was not offended by IA as many in MN may be. The university was a great fit for him and The SALT Company at Cornerstone Church does a great outreach to the students there. I have heard of some kids that have a... More 

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Ames, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Late April is a great time to visit ISU. Walk around Lake Lavern and the bell tower. You can park at the Memorial Union for a reasonable rate.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Not sure how I review a University for a short business trip... It was nice to actually have a parking spot where I was going to, which is unusual for most reviews. Easy to get in and out of and nice scenery around the football stadium.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

A recent trip to Ames included a stroll through campus and I was so impressed. The buildings are gorgeous and the landscaping is just lovely. We wandered for at least an hour and enjoyed the bells ringing in the background the whole time.

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Malvern, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Our meeting was at Scheman Hall on campus. It's a great place to hold large conferences and the food is always very good.

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Kaukauna, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Campus was beautiful, and the people are so friendly and welcoming. There are many updated, modern buildings, but also some very classic, beautiful old buildings.

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Harlan, Iowa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The grounds are so beautiful, even though it is winter, I had a meeting at one of the buildings. I have been there several times. Love the old bowling alley in the basement of the Memorial Union.

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Ames, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I am bias toward Iowa State, I am an alumnus and a big fan. Iowa State has great programs and provides a quality education in many area. If you are looking for a great education in Engineering, Agriculture, or Sciences, Iowa State is a great place with a small town feeling.

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