Founded in 1882, St. Ambrose University is a private institution located on Locust Street, Davenport, Iowa. It is a renowned name in the US Education System with over 3000 students enrolled in its graduate and undergraduate courses combined, out of which a little over 400 students study part-time. The institute operates on a semester-based system and commits to the motto of helping its students develop intellectually, spiritually, ethically, socially and artistically.
The university is a coveted choice for international applicants seeking to study in the USA and thus welcomes more than 130 students from nearly 30 countries across the globe. Each class at the institute has an average student count of 20 and the faculty number goes as high as 335. Hence, the student to faculty ratio of the organization is around 12:1 which ensures maximum room for individual attention and doubt clarification for students.
Admissions at Saint Ambrose University are available for intakes on a rolling basis round the year. The institute does not charge any application fee from its aspirants and thus allows fair and equal chance for all at quality education. The university is a moderately selective institute that observes an acceptance rate of nearly 61%.
|UG Application Portal||Common Application; Official website|
|Annual Endowment||139.8 million USD|
|Student Retention Rate||77%|
|Mode of Programs||Full time; Part-time; Online|
|Campus Housing Capacity||NA|
|Annual Cost of Attendance||44,768 USD|
|English language proficiency score||TOEFL or equivalent|
|Financial Aid||Available as awards and scholarships|
Application portal: Official Web Portal and Common App
Application fee: No fee required
Application deadline: Admissions take place on a rolling basis
Basic Admission Requirements
|Certification||Score (UG)||Score (PG)|
|SAT||860 (maths and reading)||-|
|ELS||Completion of level 112||-|
|IB||Higher Level English minimum of 5||-|
For all the aspirants of the institute enrolling in the upcoming session, an estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US for the academic year 2020-21 is as tabulated below.
|Type of Fee||Undergraduate (in USD)||Graduate (in USD)|
|Tuition (970 USD/credit)||32,478||varies|
|Room and Board||10,675||10,675|
|Additional Estimated Expenditures||3,513||3,513|
|Total Budget||34,946||14,468 (plus tuition)|
Additional Estimated Expenditures comprising the cost of living at the university are as mentioned below.
The university offers financial aid in the form of awards and scholarships for international students to study in the USA. Almost 75% of the students receive some kind of financial aid. The average award received by the students per year is 17,899 USD.
No special form has to be filled to apply for a scholarship at the institute. Scholarships are awarded based on academic and extracurricular achievements of the applying student.
As an alumnus of the university, they get to participate in numerous events – Christmas Parties, Dinner Theatre, Trivia Night, Wine festival, Fighting Bee golf classic, etc. Alumni get a chance to learn and travel through a 10-day excursion to Italy, and campus lectures with world-renowned scholars
Notable Alumni of the university include Abbey Curran, American Beauty Pageant contestant; Sam Hoger, American mixed martial artist; Robin Pingeton, Coach; Pat McMahon, TV Actor.
International students can work on campus, and after 9-months can apply for off-campus work only if it’s well under the rules and regulations of their visa. The institute has a career centre that hosts 2 signature career events - ProFair and the Health Sciences Career and Networking Fair, that allow students to network with more than 90 employers
The career centre offers workshops to students to help them in searching internships, writing a professional resume, mock interviews, etc. The median starting salary of university alumni is around 44,900 USD.
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$31,532 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||2 : 1|
|Saint Ambrose University Enrollment||3556|
|Average Graduation Rate||62.2%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$31,532 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$27,990 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,320 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$10,164 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$3,338 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$9,638 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$5,854 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$3,548 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$3,548 / Year|
|North Central Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Nursing Programs||Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education|
|Physiotherapy Programs||American Physical Therapy Association|
|Programs||American Occupational Therapy Association|
|Programs||American Speech-Language-Hearing Association|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary