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Iowa State University

Ames, IA

An outstanding institution in the very heart of Iowa

  • Urban
  • Iowa State
  • Walkable
  • Cyclones
  • ISU

Fitting for its location right at the center of Iowa, ISU is well known for its agriculture and veterinary medicine schools, with leading programs in engineering and design as well. The surrounding community, Ames, is a small city thirty minutes north of Des Moines that regularly finds itself on lists of the best places to live in America.

The beautiful Brookside Park and Stuart Smith Park lie within a short stroll of campus, along the tranquil Squaw Creek. Apartments, condos, and rental homes are easy to find very close to campus, with numerous units available under $1,000 per month within just a block or two of the university. The area near the southwest corner of campus at Lincoln Way and Sheldon Avenue is full of great rental options that will also put you right in the center of the local dining, nightlife, and entertainment scene.

Rent Trends

As of September 2018, the average apartment rent in Ames, IA is $628 for a studio, $740 for one bedroom, $841 for two bedrooms, and $875 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Ames has decreased by -0.6% in the past year.

Beds Avg Sq Ft Avg Rent
Studio 326 $628
1 BR 632 $740
2 BR 887 $841
3 BR 1,132 $875

Ratings

48 Walk Score® Car-Dependent

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610 Rentals Available Near ISU

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  • Beach View
    205 Beach Ave, Ames, IA 50014
    2 wks
    Call for Rent 1-4 Bed Available Soon
    844-322-4670
  • The Quarters at Ames
    601 S 17th St, Ames, IA 50010
    1 / 83
    2 wks
    $495 - 545 2-3 Bed Available Now
    319-382-3545
  • Core
    4415 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014
    1 / 25
    1 hr
    $599 - 1,180 1-2 Bed Available Now
    855-315-2995
  • Sunset View Apartments
    210 Gray Ave, Ames, IA 50014
    2 wks
    Call for Rent 1-4 Bed Available Soon
    844-452-8727
  • Laverne Apartments
    919 S 16th St, Ames, IA 50010
    2 wks
    $660 - 990 2-3 Bed Available Soon
    515-337-0900
  • The Grove at Ames
    1407 S Grand Ave, Ames, IA 50010
    1 hr
    This property offers per person pricing
    $459 - 535 2-3 Bed Available Now
    844-284-0682
  • Campus West
    312-320 Hillcrest Ave, Ames, IA 50014
    2 wks
    Call for Rent 2-3 Bed Available Soon
    844-558-7632
  • 301 Main
    301 Main St, Ames, IA 50010
    1 day
    $850 - 1,100 1 Bed Available Now
    844-688-7579
  • Riverbirch Apartments
    201 S 5th St, Ames, IA 50010
    2 days
    $700 - 840 1-2 Bed Available Soon
    844-298-6977
  • Copper Beech Townhomes
    1717 S Grand Ave, Ames, IA 50010
    1 hr
    This property offers per person pricing
    $479 - 959 1-4 Bed Available Now
    877-518-2737
  • Prairie West
    2330 Prairie View West Dr, Ames, IA 50010
    2 wks
    $699 - 1,225 2-3 Bed Available Now
    515-817-1906
  • Walnut Ridge
    3515 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014
    2 wks
    $1,200 - 1,600 3-4 Bed Available Soon
    515-817-1896
  • Fountain View Apartments
    1217 Mayfield Dr, Ames, IA 50014
    2 wks
    $825 - 1,100 1-3 Bed Not Available
    844-676-2436
  • Village Park
    2105-2121 Cottonwood Rd, Ames, IA 50014
    2 wks
    $1,050 - 1,180 2 Bed Available Now
    844-810-4204
  • 2706 Kent Ave
    Ames, IA 50010
    2 wks
    $790 - 1,085 1-2 Bed Available Soon
    515-337-0802
  • Fountain View
    1333 Mayfield Dr, Ames, IA 50014
    New
    $785 - 1,175 1-2 Bed Available Now
    844-468-2325
  • Mayfield Apartments
    1209 Mayfield Dr, Ames, IA 50014
    2 wks
    $800 - 1,180 2-3 Bed Available Soon
    844-258-4042
  • The Ridge Apartments
    3920-4200 Maricopa Dr, Ames, IA 50014
    2 wks
    $700 - 1,200 1-4 Bed Not Available
    515-817-1911
  • Wyndsor Terrace
    4320 Westbrook Dr, Ames, IA 50014
    4 hrs
    $650 - 885 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
    844-607-7502
  • South Duff
    416 Billy Sunday Rd, Ames, IA 50010
    2 wks
    This property offers per person pricing
    $425 - 915 1-5 Bed Available Now
    515-817-1789
  • Crystal Street Apartments
    219 Crystal St, Ames, IA 50010
    1 day
    $725 - 895 1-3 Bed Available Now
    844-285-4991

Apartments for Rent Near Iowa State University - Ames, IA (University)

You’ve got your booklist and your class schedule, and you’re all ready to get started studying for your 4-Year degree. Now all you need to do is find apartments near ISU and you’ll be 100% set to start the school year at off right. Juggling classes, sports, and social life will be hard enough, so don’t let the ISU housing search bring you (or your GPA) down. With over 149 thousand currently available rentals, Apartments.com is an A+ choice for finding the perfect apartment near Iowa State University - Ames, IA (University). Check out photos and floorplans, plus find out information about neighborhoods, nearby public transit, and more by clicking on any of these 610 available apartments near Iowa State University - Ames, IA (University). Find one you like, and you’ll be moving into your new ISU off-campus housing apartment before you know it.

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