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St. Ambrose University
  • 4 Year
  • DAVENPORT, IA

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B
  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 2,122 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the St. Ambrose acceptance rate is 77%. Popular majors include Nursing, Psychology, and Marketing. 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
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Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Mid-States Football Association

St. Ambrose University Rankings

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St. Ambrose Admissions

Acceptance Rate
77%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1070-1270
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
$26,561 / 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
$19,208 / 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
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 40 responses
78%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 51 responses
51%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 51 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    14%
  • On Campus
    84%
  • Online
    2%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,122 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
138
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
29%
Varsity Athletes
39%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 41 responses
  • Friendly
    49%
  • Athlete or Nerd
    17%
  • Athletes, nerds, friendly
    15%
  • Welcoming
    10%
  • Uninformed
    5%
  • Outgoing
    2%
  • Stressed
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
98%
Poll
84%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 58 responses
Poll
45%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 74 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 44 responses
  • Friendly, out going
    45%
  • Family Atmoshpere
    30%
  • Home away from home
    14%
  • Cliquey
    7%
  • Unsafe
    5%

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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