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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B+
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    A
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    A-
  12. Safety
    C
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 2,188 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the St. Ambrose acceptance rate is 64%. Popular majors include Psychology, Nursing, and Marketing. Graduating 63% of students, St. Ambrose alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,800.
About St. Ambrose University...
Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Mid-States Football Association
Address
518 W Locust St
Davenport, IA 52803
Website
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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.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
64%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

Cost

Net Price
$24,054/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $21,190/ year
  • $30-48k
    $22,696/ year
  • $49-75k
    $23,207/ year
  • $76-110k
    $23,640/ year
  • $110k+
    $25,201/ year
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Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.40 responses
80%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.44 responses
52%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.44 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,188Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
25%
Varsity Athletes
30%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 34 responses
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  • Friendly
    59%
  • Athlete or Nerd
    21%
  • Athletes, nerds, friendly
    9%
  • Welcoming
    6%
  • Stressed
    3%
  • Uninformed
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
92%
Poll
84%
of students say they don't have Greek life.51 responses
Poll
46%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.67 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 37 responses
Report
  • Friendly, out going
    49%
  • Family Atmoshpere
    35%
  • Cliquey
    8%
  • Home away from home
    5%
  • Unsafe
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
63%
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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What I have loved most so far during my time at Ambrose has been my academic experience. The professors I have had so far have excellent knowledge in their fields and make their classes engaging while also challenging their students to pursue knowledge in all subjects. In this way the liberal arts education is very well represented at this school. Professors at this school are also more approachable since the majority of classes are no bigger than 25 students. Most of my professors and I are on a first name basis, an aspect of the smaller university education that I have felt has given me greater academic success. If I was going to critique one thing about this school though it would have to the location. While the campus itself is beautiful, the area around it is not in the best shape and there are nearly no places in the immediate area for students to hangout. Because of this, a vehicle or public transportation is almost an essential if you attend this school.
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I love attending St. Ambrose University! Most of the professors and staff are very helpful. The atmosphere and students are welcoming. Some changes that I would like to see are more guidance when it comes to the resources that the institution offers, as well as clubs that we are able to become involved in.
I love attending St. Ambrose. The population is just big enough that you see new faces every day but small enough that you see your friends all the time. Same goes for the campus size, it’s a great size! Not too intimidating, easy walk from one end to the other. Great facilities, and the teachers really push you! Very happy with my decision to attend here.