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St. Ambrose is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Founded in 1882, it adopted coeducation in 1968. Its 20-acre campus is located in Davenport, 80 miles southeast of Cedar Rapids.

Website: www.sau.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,260
Undergraduate
Students
(54.8%) 1,239 Women
(45.2%) 1,021 Men
708
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
64% of 4,877 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.35
SAT Math
555 average
510-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
544 average
490-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$48,714
Tuition and Fees
$32,758
Room and Board
$11,354
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Freshman Award
$25,603
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$38,149
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
201
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 30% of classes
10-19 students: 42% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Davenport Population
102,157
Nearest Metropolitan Area
168 miles from Des Moines, 175 miles from Chicago
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
69% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Fighting Bees
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.5% Asian
5.0% Black/African-American
9.0% Hispanic/Latino
3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
76.9% White
3.9% Unknown
International Students
4.0% from 21 countries
First-Year Students Returning
76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
52.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
65%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
31.0%
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