What Makes Us Special

About St. Ambrose University

St. Ambrose University, founded in 1882, is independent, coeducational, and Catholic. It is recognized as a leading Midwestern university, consistently rated among the top in the region by national ranking publications. St. Ambrose offers more than 60 areas of study leading to bachelor’s degrees, as well as graduate programs granting master’s & doctoral degrees. Robust academic & co‐curricular programs are offered in the liberal arts/sciences including STEM fields, education, business, and health sciences.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% ACT Range For Freshman Class


Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.35

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 55%
Men 45%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 76%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2019-20  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 

Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 11:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 89%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 424 224 5 1 654