Ames Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Ames Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Ames, Iowa

There are at least 2 colleges in Ames, listed and described below. These schools represent 26,328 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 23,512 full-time students, and a reported 9,287 dorm rooms.

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Of Note For College Students

  • Ames is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Ames.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Ames.

Colleges in Ames with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Iowa State University

Ames, IA 50011-2030

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: marketing, mechanical engineering, management science, psychology, accounting, finance, exercise science, civil engineering
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 26,160 students, 23,333 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 9,287 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 510-640. Math: 530-680.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Ames Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

The Salon Professional Academy Ames
309 Kitty Hawk Dr.
Ames, IA 50010

  • Programs: cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, massage therapy, manicurist
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 168 students, 179 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Credit for experience.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Ankeny Colleges 2 27,117 18,709 982

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