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Affiliation Roman Catholic, Diocese of Davenport

Established 1882

Type private, Catholic, comprehensive university grounded in the liberal arts

President Joan Lescinski, CSJ, PhD, since 2007

Enrollment Fall 2014
Undergraduates: 2,743 (full-time: 2,440; part-time: 303)
Graduate Students: 864 (full-time: 392; part-time: 472)

Coeducational since 1968
Fall 2013 Undergraduates: 1,606 female; 1,137 male
Fall 2013 Graduate Students: 545 female; 319 male

Undergraduates: 13.2% 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: 350; Staff: 314

Average class size 20

Majors and Programs
More than 60 majors, with the flexibility to mix majors, minors and electives

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

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

23 varsity intercollegiate sports

Team nickname
Fighting Bees/Queen Bees

Economic Significance to the Quad Cities
Annual economic impact of $188 million