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Iowa State University

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Address: Ames, IA 50011
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We have 2 young men attending this wonderful college. We feel like they are getting a great education that will make them employable in an environment where there is also plenty... read more

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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have 2 young men attending this wonderful college. We feel like they are getting a great education that will make them employable in an environment where there is also plenty of interesting things to do. A very good investment in their future!

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Wallingford, CT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice campus. Students and staff do friendly. Tour guides were good. The campus food was fairly good for a university. It's an option but it's so far from home 17 hours so we'll see.

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Thank paninimom
Ankeny, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I drove around campus for a little while reminiscing our old college days. Iowa State has done so improving the entrance off Highway 30 onto University Ave. Jack Trice Stadium looks glorius with the new south endzone, even in the dead of winter. We will do this again soon.

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Thank Buffettclone
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I are both ISU alumni and met here. Our wedding photo was in the arch of the Campanile. The campus is a beautiful land grant university, that has grown by a third in student size since our time there. It provided me with an excellent education that paved the way for a satisfying working life. #cyclONEnation

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Madison, Wisconsin, Usa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

We ate there a number of times when in Ames on business. The food is excellent and the service is very good. Great for both lunch or dinner.

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Thank Rajai A
Harvard, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

Son attends ISU and is very happy there, He's in his soph year and he's doing great. Campus is beautiful and feels small and comfortable. A great choice for your kids who want to continue their education.

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Thank cabras75
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

I am an ISU Grad -- wonderful college. I suggest everyone walk around central campus. It is one of the most beautiful grounds. My favorite is fall with the leaves and winter with beautiful white snow. Enjoy!

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Thank Lynn834
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Got to watch a great game for ISU football in a suite. Coldish late fall day with strong winds made the suite an excellent perch from which to watch ISU have its best game of the season! Food was good and the service was outstanding! The view was great!

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Thank Todd P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Lovely campus. Great hospitality. Excellent tour and information from current students. BEST dining hall experience ever. Have eaten in many dorms. This review pertains only to tour not education, as I did not attend.

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Thank connie C
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Iowa State University is a great school that focuses on teaching and leading edge research. The focus on the student experience is paramount in the minds of the faculty and staff. I still find the students to be incredibly hard working and polite. Tuition in 2016-2017 is amazingly affordable when compared to other universities at its level. (Someone who visits... More 

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