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Saint Ambrose University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Davenport, Iowa. The location of St. Ambrose University is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

200 Master's Degrees
76 Doctor's Degrees

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Saint Ambrose University Rankings

St. Ambrose University landed the #105 spot in our 2023 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 1,069 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. It is also ranked #4 out of 17 schools in Iowa.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

St. Ambrose University has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#48 Best Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#65 Best Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at St. Ambrose University.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Best Rehabilitation Professions Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Value Rehabilitation Professions Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#41 Best Communication Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#46 Best Value Public Health Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#60 Best Accounting Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#73 Best Value Accounting Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#109 Best Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#116 Best Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#144 Best Business, Management & Marketing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards St. Ambrose University has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#46 Best Exercise Science and Kinesiology Schools College Factual
#69 Best Health & Physical Education Schools College Factual
#73 Best Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Schools College Factual
#112 Best Healthcare Schools Healthcare Degree Search
#171 Best General Business Administration and Management Schools College Factual
#174 Best Business Administration & Management Schools College Factual

Where Is Saint Ambrose University?


Contact details for St. Ambrose University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 518 W Locust St, Davenport, IA 52803-2898
Phone: 563-333-6000

Saint Ambrose University Graduate Student Diversity

698 Graduate Students
71% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 698 graduate students at St. Ambrose University, 29% are male and 71% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Saint Ambrose University graduate students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 14
Black or African American 24
Hispanic or Latino 34
White 562
International Students 12
Other Races/Ethnicities 52

Geographic Diversity

Iowa students aren't the only ones who study at Saint Ambrose University. At this time, 17 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 34 countries are represented at St. Ambrose University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, India, and United Kingdom.

Online Learning at Saint Ambrose University

144 Took All Classes Online
195 Took At Least One Class Online
99.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 195 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at St. Ambrose University has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of St. Ambrose University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Saint Ambrose University was 99.0%. This is the #274 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at St. Ambrose University regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at St. Ambrose University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at St. Ambrose University.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Social Work #22
Public Health #29
Criminal Justice & Corrections #42
Public Administration & Social Service #48
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #67
Business Administration & Management #129
Business, Management & Marketing #163
Health Professions #194

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Saint Ambrose University Graduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 7 0 72 79
Business Administration & Management 0 60 4 64
Social Work 0 47 0 47
Allied Health Professions 0 30 0 30
Communication Sciences 0 30 0 30
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 10 0 10
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 7 0 7
Accounting 0 4 0 4
Information Technology 0 4 0 4
Educational Administration 0 4 0 4
Public Health 0 3 0 3
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 1 0 1
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 0 0
Human Resource Management 0 0 0 0
Special Education 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0 0
Nursing 0 0 0 0
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 7 200 76 283


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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