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Iowa State University

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Address: Ames, IA 50011
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Beautiful campus, awesome stadium

The buildings on the campus of Iowa State University are beautiful. Big columns and concrete steps leading up to the Agriculture building made me stop and say - can you imagine... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Warminster, Pennsylvania
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Warminster, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The buildings on the campus of Iowa State University are beautiful. Big columns and concrete steps leading up to the Agriculture building made me stop and say - can you imagine this being your classroom building? So cool! The Campanile is also a beautiful structure and it's lovely to hear it ring every quarter hour. The football stadium is also... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Iowa State University is a beautiful campus and an excellent place to visit and attend as a student. cy17mis546

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed most of our Experience Iowa State day. It was great to have the break out sessions by college and major. Having the different college groups/oportunities (study abroad, greek life, learning communities, etc.) early in the day was also wonderful. What we learned about Iowa State totally changed my daughter's mind about her favorite college until that day. She... More 

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Sioux City, Iowa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have fallen in love with ISU. The professors seem to want to teach individual students and are willing to chat or help when asked. The sports programs are excellent year-round, and I have spent many fond hours at football, basketball and gymnastics events. Ames is just big enough to seem urban yet small enough to be able to escape... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We did an experience campus visit. Beautiful walking areas. Buildings and grounds are well maintained. Lots of different majors offered. Very nice people. Decent food at dining halls. We liked the various parking areas, but were surprised at all the restrictions with parking.

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Ames, Iowa
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Iowa State has an absolutely beautiful campus, and has strived to provide top notch sporting & concert venues to Iowa. Highly recommend visiting, or attending college here.

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West Branch, Iowa
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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Got to see Hilton Magic at its finest. What a great time.Campas was beautiful even in the dead of winter term.

Thank chiefjod
Pratt, Kansas
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Went to the final home gate of 2016-17 basketball. Amazing environment at Hilton Coliseum. One of the top environments in the NCAA!

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Ankeny, Iowa
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

I have been to all of the Big 10 the Big 12 campuses. ISU is one of favorites. It has a big Open grass area near the student union. Then there are giant university building all around the grass area. Then the campanile is in the center of the grass area and the carillon bells in top of the campanile... More 

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

Iowa State University is a great place for a number of accredited curricula. The price is low compared to the quality of education as determined by a national survey done by U.S. News and Report (as I remember). Beautiful pastoral central campus with historic buildings.

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