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St. Ambrose University
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  • 4 Year
  • DAVENPORT, IA

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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St. Ambrose is an above-average private, Catholic university located in Davenport, Iowa in the Quad Cities Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,180 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the St. Ambrose acceptance rate is 74%. Popular majors include Nursing, Psychology, and Kinesiology and Exercise Science. Graduating 64% of students, St. Ambrose alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $38,800.

About

518 W LOCUST ST
DAVENPORT, IA 52803
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
Mid-States Football Association

St. Ambrose University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

St. Ambrose Admissions

Acceptance Rate
74%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
980-1170
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$26,497 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$20,791 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 40 responses
79%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 53 responses
51%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 53 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    2%
  • On Campus
    96%
  • Online
    2%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,180 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
125
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
23%
Varsity Athletes
38%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 42 responses
  • Friendly
    50%
  • Athlete or Nerd
    17%
  • Athletes, nerds, friendly
    14%
  • Welcoming
    12%
  • Uninformed
    5%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
95%
Poll
85%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 60 responses
Poll
45%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 76 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 40 responses
  • Friendly, out going
    53%
  • Family Atmoshpere
    33%
  • Cliquey
    8%
  • Unsafe
    5%
  • Fast-paced
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
64%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
95%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 39 responses

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