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St. Ambrose University is a private institution that was founded in 1882. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,794, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 118 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. St. Ambrose University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 30. Its tuition and fees are $26,740 (2013-14).
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St. Ambrose University - independent, diocesan, Catholic - enables its students to develop intellectually, spiritually, ethically, socially, artistically, and physically to enrich their own lives and the lives of others.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to St. Ambrose University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at St. Ambrose University is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 73.2 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||73.2%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at St. Ambrose University is 11:1, and the school has 66.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at St. Ambrose University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Health Professions and Related Programs; Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 77.8 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||48%|
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St. Ambrose University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,794, with a gender distribution of 41.7 percent male students and 58.3 percent female students. At this school, 60 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 40 percent of students live off campus. St. Ambrose University is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
St. Ambrose University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, and health service. St. Ambrose University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at St. Ambrose University, 46 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at St. Ambrose University.
|Students who have cars on campus||46%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
Paying for School
At St. Ambrose University, 77.7 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $12,076.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$26,740 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$9,016 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data