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Iowa State University

Ames, IA 50011
+1 515-294-4111
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So organized!

This university has been the most organized school we have ever seen. From the timely emails, snail... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Cyclone Hockey

Good location, loud arena, conveniently located to campus and other amenities, restaurants, bars... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ed G
Madison, WI, United States
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Ames, IA 50011
+1 515-294-4111
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This university has been the most organized school we have ever seen. From the timely emails, snail mail, and phone calls, to every other aspect, it has been a parents dream. Our daughter is very happy there and constantly comments on the great professors, beautiful...More

Thank Beachbums32903
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location, loud arena, conveniently located to campus and other amenities, restaurants, bars and shopping

Thank Ed G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Iowa State University has it all. This is where the first Computer was developed. One of the best Vet-Med schools in the country. and History galore. George Washington Carver graduated and taught here.

Thank Charles N
Reviewed 5 October 2017

we had a company dinner/mixer at the stadium. great facility, the crew working the event were friendly and pleasant, and the food was excellent. when you can get full sixed rib eye steaks at a buffet dinner its a good dy.

Thank lkm55
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Came for food science open house. Campus is beautiful, good mix of older architecture and new. Surprisingly wooded and nice outdoor areas. Much larger campus than expected, didn't have time to see whole campus, but Avery enjoyable visit overall.

Thank DisneyDad21
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Great Game! Too bad the cyclones could not hold on to the ball :( Better luck next year. GO STATE! YEs

Thank SammyF8989
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful, family friendly campus, with tons of grassy space and well manicured green spaces. The campus town is directly across from Lake Laverne and Memorial Union. Two elegant white swans grace Lake Laverne. See pics. Even if you don't attend this college,...More

Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Went to an Iowa State volleyball game here. This is easy to get to, lots of parking all around. Every seat has a nice view of the court. Tickets are only $5 and parking is free. Obviously a very inexpensive way to spend a couple...More

Thank busy_traveler
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This is a lovely campus. It is much bigger than when I attended many years ago. It is inviting and friendly. There are a lot of new restaurants and activities. It is very close to access to Des Moines. I have family members that are...More

Thank Steven E
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Beautiful campus grounds, fountains, historical buildings, statues, tall tree, lots of flowers, ponds, and swans on the lake! A very easy campus to walk around and enjoy the beauty. Across the street several restaurants and stores to hang out at. Very student friendly and many...More

Thank Terri C
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