The Academic Community sets out to select the most well rounded first year students who hold academia and community involvement at the highest priority. Students who are accepted into the Academic community are graded on a comprehensive 80 point scale.
The scale is based on the following criteria:
1. Those students that are accepted exemplify solid ACT scores and cumulative grade averages. In addition to academic success, students will be
2. Graded on their community involvement while in high school. Finally each student will have to submit
3. Written responses to several situational based essay questions.
The selection process as a whole aims to find those first year students who align their personal traits and study habits closest to the mission of St. Ambrose.
As a result of the activities and services provided by the Academic Community, residents will:
This community fills quickly and no spots in the Academic Community are guaranteed. Mail the application to the following address:
Academic Community Advisor
St. Ambrose University
Residence Life Office
518 West Locust Street
Davenport, Iowa 52803