St. Ambrose University

Davenport, IA

St. Ambrose University

Davenport, IA

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Undergrad Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$32,758

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
490
75th
590
25th
490
75th
25
25th
19
75th
25
25th
18
75th
25
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,402
Declined 1,205
Total Received 4,607
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Private

2,397

undergraduate students

811

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

St. Ambrose University, founded in 1882 and affiliated with the Diocese of Davenport, is independent, coeducational, and Catholic. St. Ambrose University is located 180 miles west of Chicago in Davenport, Iowa. It is an enclosed campus nestled in the center of the city of Davenport.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,208
Established in 1882
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

118-acre campus in Davenport (population: 102,320), 180 miles from Chicago. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Moline, IL (10 miles); train serves Galesburg, IL (90 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

St. Ambrose University
518 West Locust Street
Davenport, IA
52803-2898

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
69%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
30%
Top 1/4
57%
Top 1/2
84%
Bottom 1/2
16%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
490
75th
590
25th
490
75th
25
25th
19
75th
25
25th
18
75th
25
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Recommended

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,402
Declined 1,205
Total Received 4,607

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

98%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

93%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$19,498

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,478
Room $7,020
Board $4,334
Additional fees $280
Books & supplies $1,320
Total $45,432
Average Financial Aid - $19,498
Total with Avg. Aid $25,934

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Financial Aid Office


P: 563 333-5775
F: 563 333-5818
finaid@sau.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Other sports yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes
Swimming and diving yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes yes

Club Sports - Men's

diving, fishing, ice hockey, judo, martial arts, racquetball, rugby, swimming, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

diving, fishing, judo, lacrosse, martial arts, racquetball, swimming, volleyball, wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, bowling, non-tackle football, softball, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference, Mid-States Football Association, Mid-American Men's Volleyball Intercollegiate Conference, Great Rivers Lacrosse Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Related Services, Other. yes
Accounting. yes yes
Advertising. yes
Area Studies, Other. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Broadcast Journalism. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes yes
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education. yes
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst. yes
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes yes
Criminalistics and Criminal Science. yes
Design and Visual Communications, General. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
European Studies/Civilization. yes
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Finance, General. yes yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Forensic Psychology. yes
French Language Teacher Education. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Graphic Design. yes
Health Teacher Education. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
History Teacher Education. yes
History, General. yes
History, Other. yes
Industrial Engineering. yes
Information Technology. yes
Intermedia/Multimedia. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International Finance. yes
Journalism. yes
Latin American Studies. yes
Management Science. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Network and System Administration/Administrator. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Nursing Administration. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Organizational Behavior Studies. yes yes
Organizational Communication, General. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Painting. yes
Pastoral Studies/Counseling. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology Teacher Education. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health, General. yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
Radio and Television. yes
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other. yes
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Specialized Merchandising, Sales, and Marketing Operations, Other. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Speech Teacher Education. yes
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Sports Studies. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other. yes
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager. yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other. yes
Theology/Theological Studies. yes
Women's Studies. yes
Writing, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Nursing
  3. Exercise Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

3,208

total students

31%

in-state

69%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

2,397
students

Female
55%
1,313

Male
45%
1,084

25%

811
students

Female
71%
574

Male
29%
237

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

2,183
students

Female
55%
1,202

Male
45%
981

9%

214
students

Female
52%
111

Male
48%
103

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

7%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 21
Countries most often represented Brazil
Ecuador
India
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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