Iowa State University

Ames, IA, USA
4.09 Average Rating

Iowa State University is a land-grant university located in Ames, IA, featuring eight schools and two schools. ISU is the largest university in the state and provides a four-year graduation gaurantee for its undergraduate students. As a member of the Association of American Universities, given the distinction of “very high research activity," Iowa State is home to a number of reaserch centers and institutes, including the Soil Testing and Plant Analysis Laboratory, North Central Regional Aquatics Center, and the Women in Science and Engineering center. ISU is a certified “Innovation and Economic Prosperity University.”


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Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
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Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 25
Average SAT Composite: 1142

What Students Are Saying

4.09 Average Rating
Iowa State has a beautiful campus: a large lake, a scenic atmosphere, and beautiful buildings. I could not believe the outstanding facilities I was able to tour nor the close but large feeling of the campus itself. Definitely ready to start my adventure at Iowa State!
Kaitlyn from De Witt, IA
Iowa State University is one of the best colleges you can go to for a quality education. The campus is absolutely beautiful, and everyone is so friendly. There are always so many opportunities and activities to do around Ames which is why it was named one of the best college towns!
Clarice from Ames, IA

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