Saint Ambrose University (SAU)

Davenport, IA

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Saint Ambrose University

Saint Ambrose University

Saint Ambrose University Student Essentials

Saint Ambrose University Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Fighting Bees
Website: www.sau.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $25,970
Out-of-State Tuition: $25,970
Retention Rate: 78%
Enrollment: 3,902
Year Established: 1882

About SAU

Saint Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa offers enriching student life and diverse academics in an intellectually, spiritually, socially and creatively integrated community.

A small, private Catholic University, Saint Ambrose’s more than 75 programs lead to bachelor’s and graduate degrees.

Undergraduate majors include such varied subject areas as Art Education, Biology, Business Administration, Industrial Engineering, Marketing, Music, Nursing, Theology, Theatre and Women’s Studies.

Master’s degrees are offered in Accounting, Criminal Justice, Education, Occupational Therapy and Social Work, among others.

Student life offers enrichment on many levels. One of the few schools in the Midwest known for its resort-like living, St. Ambrose’s residence halls have wi-fi, cable television, private bathrooms and a housekeeping service.

Spiritual activities include retreats, interfaith activities, spiritual study groups and mass services. Also offering recreational and social outlets, St. Ambrose is home to numerous athletic teams, student clubs and creative arts offerings.

Freshman admission requirements include a minimum GPA and submission of standardized test scores. However, provisional admission may be offered for those who don’t meet these criteria.

Eligible St. Ambrose students may receive some form of financial aid to help with tuition and other expenses.

SAU Map & Location

Saint Ambrose University
518 W Locust St
Davenport, IA 52803


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Getting Around SAU

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Davenport, IA

Winter
Dec
34
21
Jan
32
16
Feb
37
21
Spring
Mar
49
31
Apr
62
43
May
73
54
Summer
Jun
82
64
Jul
85
68
Aug
83
66
Fall
Sep
77
58
Oct
64
45
Nov
49
34

SAU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,944
Freshman Class 683
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 3,902

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 6%
  • African American: 3%
  • Caucasian: 82%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 7%
Latino 6%
African American 3%
Caucasian 82%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 7%

Undergraduate 75%
Graduate 25%
Full-Time 85%
Part-Time 15%
Women 56%
Men 44%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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Saint Ambrose University

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