Links to information about Ames and Iowa State University.
Beneath the small town charm of Ames, Iowa, beats the heart of a much larger city with hundreds of acres of parks, numerous bike paths, and cultural festivals and celebrations. A city that's been ranked the 2nd most liveable small city in the nation.
Iowa State is a large, prestigious university with a friendly hometown personality. Its 26,000 students choose from 100+ majors, study with world class scholars and keep more than 500 student organizations going strong.
Iowa is a place where neighborhoods are friendly and commutes are short. A place where quality public education isn't just a dream, but a reality. A place of vibrant cities with shopping and entertainment possibilities. A place of endless outdoor recreational opportunities.