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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent 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

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-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

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

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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 Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

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

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.
Accounting.
Advertising.
Area Studies, Other.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Broadcast Journalism.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.
Computer Science.
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst.
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Criminalistics and Criminal Science.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
European Studies/Civilization.
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Forensic Psychology.
French Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
German Language and Literature.
Graphic Design.
Health Teacher Education.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
History, Other.
Industrial Engineering.
Information Technology.
Intermedia/Multimedia.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Finance.
Journalism.
Latin American Studies.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Network and System Administration/Administrator.
Neuroscience.
Nursing Administration.
Organizational Behavior Studies.
Organizational Communication, General.
Organizational Leadership.
Painting.
Pastoral Studies/Counseling.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology Teacher Education.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Radio and Television.
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Specialized Merchandising, Sales, and Marketing Operations, Other.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech Teacher Education.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports Studies.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other.
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other.
Theology/Theological Studies.
Women's Studies.
Writing, General.
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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
56%
1,202

Male
44%
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 transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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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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