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Colleges / St. Ambrose University

St. Ambrose University

Davenport, IA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate74%

About St Ambrose University

St. Ambrose University is a private, religious university in the city of Davenport, Iowa. St Ambrose University was founded in 1882. The college currently enrolls around 2,749 students per year, including 2,120 undergraduates.

2022 Acceptance Rate for St. Ambrose University

It is moderately difficult to get into St Ambrose University. The acceptance rate at St Ambrose University is 74%. In 2022, 2,562 out of 3,483 total applicants were accepted.

St. Ambrose University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 74%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 26%

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St. Ambrose University is located in the city of Davenport, Iowa, near 168 miles from Des Moines and 175 miles from Chicago.

If you want to see St Ambrose University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 80 to Davenport, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Quad Cities International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what St. Ambrose University and Davenport are like without leaving home.

College Info

518 West Locust Street Davenport, IA 52803-2898

Campus Setting: Urban

St Ambrose University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to St Ambrose University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to St Ambrose University is Continuous processing.

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St Ambrose University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

960 - 1180


Math SAT Range

460 - 600


Reading SAT Range

480 - 600

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1180 and Above


960 to 1180


960 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for St Ambrose University students is 1070. Applicants with SAT scores of 1180 and above have a good chance of being admitted to St Ambrose University, while applicants with SAT scores between 960 to 1180 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 960 have a low chance of being offered a spot at St Ambrose University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at St Ambrose University is like? There are approximately 2,749 students enrolled at St Ambrose University, including 2,120 undergraduate students and 629 graduate students. 96% percent of students attend school full-time, 42% percent are from IA and 58% percent of students are from other states.


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