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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
53%
400-499
25%
700-800
2%
600-699
24%
500-599
59%
400-499
15%
30-36
5%
24-29
34%
18-23
55%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,115
Declined 1,762
Total Received 4,877
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Private

2,260

undergraduate students

708

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 2,968
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: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: 168 miles from Des Moines, 175 miles from Chicago
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Quad City International

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
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Dance Marathon
  • Bridge Bible Fellowship
  • SPTO - Student Physical Therapy Organization
  • Kappa Delta Pi Iota Sigma - Education Honors
  • CAB - Campus Activity Board

Top Events

  • Midnight Breakfast
  • Last Blast
  • Dance Marathon Big Event
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
27%
Top 1/4
56%
Top 1/2
84%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
53%
400-499
25%
700-800
2%
600-699
24%
500-599
59%
400-499
15%
30-36
5%
24-29
34%
18-23
55%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.35

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,115
Declined 1,762
Total Received 4,877

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
geographical residence
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 21
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Basketball, Bowling, Football, Racquetball, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Football, Racquetball, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Area Studies, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Computer Science
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
Forensic Psychology
Graphic Design
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
History Teacher Education
History, General
Industrial Engineering
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Neuroscience
Painting
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Printmaking
Psychology, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Specialized Merchandising, Sales, and Marketing Operations, Other
Speech Teacher Education
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Theology/Theological Studies
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

2,968

total students

34%

in-state

66%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

2,260
students

Female
55%
1,239

Male
45%
1,021

24%

708
students

Female
72%
509

Male
28%
199

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

2,122
students

Female
55%
1,162

Male
45%
960

7%

138
students

Female
56%
77

Male
44%
61

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 76%
Student 4 year graduation rate 53%
Student 5 year graduation rate 8%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
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

209

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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