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Iowa State University

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Ames, IA 50011
+1 515-294-4111
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This campus is beautiful. ISU has a lot going for them. It’s a great school, and even though it’s... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
stacy p
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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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Could Not Be More Impressed

As a parent, I want my child to find a school that she loves and loves her back. During our two... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Zweikinder
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“iowa state” (37 reviews)
“great school” (13 reviews)
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Ames, IA 50011
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+1 515-294-4111
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"beautiful campus"
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"iowa state"
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"great school"
in 13 reviews
"college visit"
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"memorial union"
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"land grant"
in 8 reviews
"my son"
in 12 reviews
"alma mater"
in 5 reviews
"great education"
in 5 reviews
"freshman orientation"
in 4 reviews
"large campus"
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"the bus system"
in 4 reviews
"small town feel"
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"football game"
in 5 reviews
"north side"
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"great place"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This campus is beautiful. ISU has a lot going for them. It’s a great school, and even though it’s big, it doesn’t feel overwhelming. The campus is very accessible, plus has buses to take students around campus & off campus. There’s over 800 special interest...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a parent, I want my child to find a school that she loves and loves her back. During our two campus visits, a year apart, I got the impression both times that everyone in campus wants their students to be successful and will help...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a place! The home of the Cyclones is growing. The area near the Campanile is beautiful and well maintained. It's clearly worth a visit to the birthplace of the computer, ISU!

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Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

My family had a great first day of orientation. From the students to professors, everyone is so kind & helpful. We received a vast amount of information & pamphlets. It’s a beautiful campus with much to offer my son. I look forward to watching him...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2018

I was here for my daughter's orientation. This campus is stunningly gorgeous. It is a large campus, but definitely has a small town feel!

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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Huge campus with lush trees and stately buildings. The hosts for this years OM competition were very generous.

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

Not a bad seat in the house. Always a friendly environment! Great place to enjoy a game with your family.

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Ames is a tough drive as it is dead center in the state of Iowa. But once you get there you realize it is worth the drive. The school is beautiful!

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Reviewed March 10, 2018

Daughter, her Husband and both their daughters have gone, graduated, or still going....My youngest granddaughter has a campus visit on Monday. We Love ISU...Academics and sports.

Thank Rex Z
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

Tailgating and watching ISU Football! The atmosphere is awesome! Come see for yourself, you will be hooked. Food at the Iowa Stater then ISU sports, whether its on the Big Screen or in the Stadium, or Hilton Coliseum. Iowa State is the Place!

Thank UncleShorty
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