More than 28,000 undergrads come together in Ames to get degrees in more than 100 majors, successfully giving off “a small-school feel with a big-university atmosphere.” Science and technology are the main draws at this research university, but this “welcoming and friendly environment” treats all of its students well, regardless of their academic path. Professors, academic advisers, and other staff are all “very willing to help you academically and personally,” and the Cyclone Nation is all about “engaging students not only in the classroom, but in the whole college experience.”
The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.
Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety
The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security