About Saint Ambrose University
On Campus Housing
Saint Ambrose University which is a private, Roman Catholic university, is located in Davenport, Iowa. The total enrolment stands at 3,114 students at Saint Ambrose University. Around 2,368 and 746 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 283 faculty. Around 90% of the students are 24 and under at Saint Ambrose University. At SAU around 74% are white, 9% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 5% are Black or African American. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 55% of the students are females and 45% are males. Some of the notable alumni which the school has produced in its several years of existence are Abbey Curran, Edward Catich, Marvin Mottet, and Cletus Madsen. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, SAU offers around 272 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. Usually, the rankings of colleges/universities by Forbes and US News are considered trustworthy by applicants and experts. However, Saint Ambrose University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications. Generally, the ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to SAU. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $48,595. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($31,812), books and supplies ($1,320), room and boarding ($11,024), and budget for other expenses ($4,938). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$63,315 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $11,024 per year for living on campus. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 45% and 55%, respectively.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
In case the students at Saint Ambrose University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,349, whereas the financial aid is $17,343. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $5,180 and institutional aid worth $17,343. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at SAU based on students' financial needs add up to $2,047,553 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $5,967,395.