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St Ambrose University Student Life

St Ambrose University is on a 113-acre campus in an urban setting in Davenport, Iowa, not far from 168 miles from Des Moines and 175 miles from Chicago. There are many activities and organizations for St Ambrose University students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

St Ambrose University does not have fraternities or sororities.

St Ambrose University has a thriving Dance Marathon. In fact, more students participate in Dance Marathon than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at St Ambrose University include Bridge Bible Fellowship, SPTO - Student Physical Therapy Organization, Kappa Delta Pi Iota Sigma - Education Honors and CAB - Campus Activity Board.

St Ambrose University students' favorite campus events are Midnight Breakfast, Last Blast and Dance Marathon Big Event.

Does St Ambrose University offer student housing?

St Ambrose University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of St Ambrose University students live on campus. In 2021, 67% of undergrads at St Ambrose University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 33% of students lived off-campus or commuted to St Ambrose University. There are 1,685 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,305 undergraduates. On the weekends, about 75% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

St Ambrose University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at St Ambrose University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

St. Ambrose University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The St Ambrose University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

St Ambrose University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to St Ambrose University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to St Ambrose University, take Interstate 80 to Davenport, IA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Quad Cities International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Iowa you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore St Ambrose University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

St Ambrose University Students

56%

Women

44%

Men

95%

Full Time

5%

Part Time

34%

In State

66%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

74%

9%

5%

4%

3%

2%

2%

0.17%

0.13%

Undergraduate Students

2,305

Graduate Students

698

Non-Resident / International Students

56

St Ambrose University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,003

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

74%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$33,570

Out-of-State

$33,570

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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