St. Ambrose University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

518 West Locust Street

Davenport, IA 52803-2898

(563) 333-6300

(800) 383-2627

Fax: (563) 333-6243



Contact: Meg Halligan

Director of Admissions
Main Address

518 West Locust Street

Davenport, IA 52803-2898

(563) 333-6000

www.sau.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,922

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 574

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,845

Graduate enrollment: 872

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Free

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 82%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 76%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Graphic Design B
Multimedia B
Music – General B
Theatre Arts Management B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B
Organizational Behavior Studies B
Purchasing/Procurement/Contracts C

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Broadcast Journalism B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Public Relations B
Radio/Television B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer Systems Analysis B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B,C
Computer/Systems Security B
Information Sciences/Systems B
Networking/LAN/WAN Management B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
German Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Psychology Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B

Engineering

Engineering Physics B
Industrial Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B
Natural Sciences B
Neuroscience B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Christian Studies C
Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Forensic Psychology B
Forensic Psychology B
Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B
Criminalistics/Criminal Science B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Youth Ministry C

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Saint Ambrose University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (563) 333-6000
Website: www.sau.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.sau.edu/apply
Address: 518 W Locust St, Davenport, IA 52803-2898
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 3,045
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 63%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,501 (82% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $30,894
Out-of-state Tuition: $30,894
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $18,819

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Saint Ambrose University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Saint Ambrose University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 4
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 41251
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 61
Education 184
Engineering 2
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3
Health Professions and Related Programs 115
History 2
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 31
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 5
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 2
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 3
Theology and Religious Vocations 12
Visual and Performing Arts 10
Grand total 593191

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Saint Ambrose University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $30,894
Out-of-state $30,894
Books and supplies $1,320

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $17,236
Out-of-state $17,236

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 546 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 546 100% $18,819
Student loan aid 406 74% $9,071

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,202 93% $17,622
Federal student loans 1,633 69% $7,204

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Saint Ambrose University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Saint Ambrose University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 5,232 2,207 3,025
Percent admitted 100% 61% 64%
Percent admitted who enrolled 10% 11% 9%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Saint Ambrose University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 3,045
Undergraduate enrollment 2,309
Graduate enrollment 736

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Saint Ambrose University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
    • Occupational Therapy (OTD) - Programs leading to a Doctoral Degree
    • Occupational Therapy (OTD) - Programs leading to a Doctoral Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
    • Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs
    • Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs
    • Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs
    • Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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