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St. Ambrose University
  • 4 Year
  • DAVENPORT, IA

St. Ambrose University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade A
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
98%
Undergrads in College Housing
64%
Average Housing Cost
$6,816 / year
Poll
68%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 40 responses
Poll
61%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 74 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade B minus
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,208 / year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 147 responses
  • Rogalski Center food court
    18%
  • The coffee shop in Ambrose Hall
    17%
  • Chicken nugget day in the Cosgrove Cafeteria!
    14%
  • The Rogalski Center on Nacho Wednesdays!
    11%
  • Wing Day
    10%
  • Or general Rogalski Center meals are good!
    10%
  • The Starbucks counter in the Rogalski Center!
    9%
53%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 51 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade B
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade B+
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 36 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    44%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    47%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    8%

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Safety

Safety
grade C+
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
67%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 48 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 27 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    30%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    52%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    11%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    7%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 31 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    6%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    55%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    26%
  • Not very visible.
    6%
  • We have campus police?
    6%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 74 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    3%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    45%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    45%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    8%
Men's Varsity Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball
Women's Varsity Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Lacrosse, Other Sports, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Model UN, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Television Station
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Music Ensembles, Pep Band, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 71 responses
  • Bee the Difference Day
    21%
  • Midnight breakfast
    21%
  • Dance Marathon
    15%
  • Taste of Ambrose during Homecoming Week
    14%
  • Activites with the clubs that I'm involved in.
    10%
  • House crawl
    6%
  • Last blast
    6%

Scholarship

Party Scene

Party Scene
grade B+
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 40 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    3%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    28%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    23%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    25%
  • Parties? What parties?
    23%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 33 responses
  • Last Blast
    73%
  • House Crawl
    18%
  • Halloween
    3%
  • Homecoming
    3%
  • We don't party
    3%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
No data available  
Women in Sororities
No data available  
84%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 58 responses

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