Increased Enrollment Leads to Housing Shortage at Iowa State University
AMES, Iowa - A housing shortage for the fall semester has led to Iowa State University to turn away more than 200 applicants for on-campus living. According to the Des Moines Register, 12,470 students signed up to live on campus this fall. More than 430 students have been placed in common areas that have been converted into temporary dorms. The university has also leaded space in apartment complexes for more than 1,000 students.