Saint Ambrose University Rankings

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In the World#3790 of 14178
In North America#1085 of 2629
In the United States#1012 of 2528
In Iowa#12 of 39
In Davenport#2 of 3

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
77%
Average SAT
1170
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$26,561 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,260
Graduates
708
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
sau.edu

Saint Ambrose University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate77%94%65%
Applicants4,8772,0512,826
Admissions3,7451,9201,825
Freshmen enrolled full time475228247
Freshmen enrolled part time22

373 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

141 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
225 or 47%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1070
or below

75% of them
had 1270
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Saint Ambrose University are 1070-1270 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
328 or 69%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Saint Ambrose University are 20-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2225 (75%)
Hispanic231 (8%)
Black or African American137 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown119 (4%)
Nonresident Alien102 (3%)
Two or more races96 (3%)
Asian50 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$26,561/year
Average aid awarded
$19,208
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$23,977
$30-48K$24,516
$48-75K$27,002
$75-110K$25,654
$110K+$27,504

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$31,532$17,460
Tuition in-state$31,532$17,460
Tuition out-of-state$31,532$17,460
Fee in-district$280$280
Fee in-state$280$280
Fee out-of-state$280$280

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,671
Combined charge for room and board$11,024
Room charge$6,816
Meal charge$4,208

Saint Ambrose University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse73
Business Administration and Management, General20492
Psychology, General57
Accounting2412
Physical Therapy & Therapist35
Occupational Therapy & Therapist34
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies1120
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist31
Physician Assistant30
Marketing & Marketing Management, General29
Biology & Biological Sciences, General28
Social Work26
Organizational Leadership26
Management Science25
Elementary Education and Teaching25
Kinesiology and Exercise Science23
Industrial Engineering22
Educational Leadership and Administration, General18
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, Other16
Early Childhood Education and Teaching77
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management14
Mechanical Engineering13
Exercise Physiology10
Speech Communication and Rhetoric9
Finance, General9
Forensic Psychology9
English Language and Literature, General9
Computer Science9
Graphic Design9
Sociology8
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance8
Network and System Administration & Administrator7
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other6
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other6
History, General6
Radio and Television6
Journalism4
Mathematics, General4
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General4
Computer Systems Analysis & Analyst4
Chemistry, General3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General3
Political Science and Government, General3
English & Language Arts Teacher Education2
History Teacher Education2
Area Studies, Other2
Economics, General2
Philosophy2
Specialized Merchandising, Sales, and Marketing Operations, Other2
International Business & Trade & Commerce1
Neuroscience1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching1
Music Teacher Education1
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General1
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1
Spanish Language Teacher Education1
Theology & Theological Studies1
Biology Teacher Education1
Writing, General1
Women's Studies1
Forensic Chemistry1
Business Teacher Education1
Grand Total53127037
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate64%56%69%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%

Publications & Citations

Publications
464
Citations
12,730

Publication count by topic

Psychology
107
Mathematics
70
Medicine
58
Sociology
29
Biology
27
Economics
21
Physics
18
Computer science
17
Political science
17
Philosophy
16
Business
15
History
14
Environmental science
8
Geography
5
Chemistry
5
Engineering
4
Art
4
Geology
3
Materials science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology12621,170
Psychology13945,756
Physics14443,008
Economics2737198
Geology293871
Medicine29611,049
Political science302739
Mathematics3249355
Philosophy32591
Biology3669698
Environmental science377488
Chemistry4499209
Engineering477124
Geography50266
Materials science508923
Business52217
Computer science532539

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990212
1991019
1992414
1993416
1994318
1995642
1996262
1997143
1998454
1999388
20005149
20013205
20024177
20034290
20047259
20059308
20064334
200717410
200820376
200924638
201015683
201113803
201216832
201320798
201427935
2015311000
201628821
201736764
201838676
201943952
202030854

General info

Alternative namesSAU
St Ambrose University
St. Ambrose University
Founded1882
WikipediaSt. Ambrose University
MottoFaith Learning Justice
Colorsnavy blue, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Interim Sessions (May to June); Summer Session (June to July); Winter Session (December to January)
Total FTE staff498
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address518 W Locust St
Davenport, Iowa, 52803-2898
United States
City population102,000
Phone5633336000
Fax+1 (563) 333 6243

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