Home to Iowa State University, Ames is a Midwestern community consistently rated by national publications as one of the best communities to visit, live, work and go to school. With a population of just over 50,000, the City of Ames prides itself on being a “smart choice” based on the quality of the Ames Community School District, its parks and bike paths, recreational and cultural opportunities, and award-winning public transit system.
Iowa State University
With an annual enrollment of nearly 34,000, Iowa State University is a leading research university with a diverse student population, beautiful campus and thriving research park. The university contributes significantly to the economic success of the area, as well as to the area’s cultural offerings.
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