St. Ambrose University

Davenport, Iowa, USA

Affiliation Roman Catholic, Diocese of Davenport

Established 1882

Type private, coeducational, liberal arts university

President Joan Lescinski, CSJ, PhD, since 2007

Enrollment Fall 2010

Undergraduates: 2,813 (full-time: 2411; part-time: 402)
Graduate Students: 850 (full-time: 333; part-time: 517)


Coeducational since 1968
Fall 2010 Undergraduates: 1,679 female; 1,134 male
Fall 2010 Graduate Students: 565 female; 285 male


Undergraduates: 10.5% of students identify themselves as belonging to a minority group

Financial Aid

Undergraduate: need-based grants, merit scholarships, low-interest loans, work study
Graduate: assistantships, scholarships, employer reimbursement, loans


Student–faculty ratio is approximately 11 to 1
Faculty: 362; Staff: 263

Average class size 20

Majors and Programs More than 70 majors, with the flexibility to mix majors, minors and electives

Accreditation St. Ambrose University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association,, 312/263-0456.

Location Main campus is located in Davenport, Iowa.

Study Abroad programs Fall and Spring semesters, Winter and May Interim, and summer programs offered in more than 30 countries

Athletics 22 varsity intercollegiate sports

Team nickname Fighting Bees/Queen Bees

Economic Significance to the Quad Cities Annual economic impact of approximately $100 million excluding construction projects


  • Street: 518 West Locust Street
  • Postcode: 52803
  • City: Davenport
  • State: Iowa
  • Country: United States


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