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Iowa State University

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

I graduated from ISU in May, 2015. My family attended the graduation and I have to say that I was so proud of "my university". I wanted the kids in my family to see what a large... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Beavercowboy
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Muscatine, Iowa
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Muscatine, Iowa
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I graduated from ISU in May, 2015. My family attended the graduation and I have to say that I was so proud of "my university". I wanted the kids in my family to see what a large university was like. They were happy they went. Everyone at ISU was so warm and welcoming to all members of my family. It... More 

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Independence, Missouri
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent a good deal of time at Reiman Gardens, which was fabulous. The grounds and buildings were beautiful.

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Thank DPenn_11
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

College events are very popular. Highway 69 South Duff is the gateway to town and University. Chain restaurants are located here, but also some small locally owned restaurants. Hickory Park, Mucky Duck and Dublin Bay are worth checking out. Historic Business Districtvis not nearly as interesting as Iowa City's downtown. Offers a good education for men. Women must be assertive... More 

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Thank Bonnie D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Iowa State is so beautiful, friendly and an amazing campus. Our tour guides were amazing!! Thank you for the wonderful program you put on!!

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Kansas, United States
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am a Iowa Hawkeye fan, so I was hesitant to spend a weekend in the Rival city. However, being a farm girl, I really enjoyed being on the campus of Iowa's Agricultural hub. It's a college town so you can expect that there will be something to do every night of the week. The local bars and restaurants are... More 

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New Enterprise, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An excellent university!! As a parent, I couldn't be more pleased with the university's care and commitment to their students! Excellent facilities and an absolutely beautiful campus!

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Quincy, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped our son off for his sophomore year at Iowa State. He is a transfer student, so it was great to see the campus and students in action.

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Thank johngerst
Carol Stream, Illinois
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the one day college visit with an engineering tour. I especially liked the engineering tour. The students provided a great quick summary of all the engineering degrees while walking through the buildings. Very informative. I highly recommend it for high school seniors thinking about engineering.

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Thank Carolyn B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had an install at Maristan building on campus and everyone was great. All employees seemed to be in great moods and very friendly at all times. The campus was very beautiful with all all the trees, flowers, and bushes around.

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Thank Geoffrey M
Waterloo, Iowa
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63 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Iowa State is a beautiful campus nestled within the lovely community of Ames. Any people who we met with on campus (and we weren't even there for an official campus tour or scheduled visit) were extremely friendly.

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