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Campus Life

On-Campus Accommodation


It provides a safe, supportive, and empowering environment in which you will be challenged and supported. It's about as lovely as it gets when living on campus at St. Ambrose University.

Enjoy the best suite living, apartments, and close access to everything you need to excel in college in modern resident halls (some of the best in the Midwest). 

The Advantages of Living on Campus are:

  • Safety and security have been improved. Front desks are staffed, residents live on each level and lead security and police patrol the site regularly
  • Classrooms, the library, sporting and recreational facilities, the cafeteria, faculty/staff/administrative offices, and other amenities are all close by
  • Weekly housekeeping, utilities, and Internet access are all included
  • There is a network of staff ready to help you with your needs (Residence Life, Security, and Physical Plant)


Academic Community


  • North Hall


North Hall, which houses our Academic Community, is our newest hall and offers traditional and apartment-style living to standard and preferred housing students.

Each preferred apartment has four single bedrooms, a shared living room, kitchen, and bathrooms. The traditional home consists of a suite with two double rooms joined by a large bathroom. The total number of residents is 204.


Amenities provided are:


  • Private bathroom and shower in each suite and apartment
  • Dressers, closets, and desks
  • Carpeted floors
  • Air-conditioning
  • ADA Accessible Rooms
  • Wireless and ethernet hookups
  • Community laundry facilities



Residence Halls


  • Bechtel Halls


Bechtel Hall, first opened in 2004, is a coed residence hall for first-year students. It features suite-style living for two people. The total number of residents is 140.


  • Cosgrove Halls


Cosgrove Hall, which was opened in 1969, is a six-story structure with four levels of suite-style accommodation for first-year men and women. A bathroom connects two rooms. The rooms are for two people. The total number of residents is 224.


  • Davis Hall

Davis Hall, the campus's second building, was completed in 1927. It is now a female-only residence hall. There are 121 seats available.


  • Franklin Hall


This $7 million residence hall, which opened in the fall of 2005, houses sophomores in suite-style living. The total number of residents is 204.


  • Hagen Hall


Apartments for four and six people with single bedrooms, a communal living area, kitchen, and bathrooms are available for preferred housing students. The total number of residents is 140.


  • Tiedemann Hall


It was built in 1996 and provided an apartment-style living for students who choose it. Each apartment has two bedrooms, a shared living area, a kitchen, and a bathroom for four students. The total number of residents is 124.


  • McCarthy Hall


McCarthy Hall, which opened in 2008, provides apartment-style housing for students who choose to live on campus.

Each apartment has two bedrooms, a shared living area, a kitchen, and a bathroom for four students. Some units have two bedrooms, a communal living area, a kitchen, and a bathroom for two students. The total number of residents is 96.


  • Rohlman Hall


Rohlman Hall is a classic coed residence hall that houses sophomores predominantly. It was renovated for $5 million in 2001. The Rohlman offers suite-style living for two people. The total living area, kitchen, and bathroom capacity is 202. The total number of residents is 96.





Houses are a distinct feature of life in St. Ambrose. In Davenport, junior and senior students can live in their own campus houses while still being part of the campus residential community.

Students taste life beyond college by living on campus, emphasising responsibility and personal growth. Residence life and campus security maintain the safety of the residents by conducting walk-throughs and thorough rounds of the area.




The Andrews, Strub, Schneider, and Sudbrook townhouses, erected in 1990 for preferred housing students, are two-story townhouses.

Each unit features a kitchen, a common living area, four double bedrooms, and two bathrooms for eight students. The total number of residents is 104.


For more information, visit: https://www.sau.edu/student-life/residence-life/residence-halls 


Graduate Housing


Full-time graduate students at St. Ambrose University can live in various SAU-owned Houses. Housing is billed daily to accommodate graduate academic schedules.


  • Requirements for Graduate Housing
    • St. Ambrose University has accepted me into a graduate programme
    • Obtain a bachelor's degree from St. Ambrose or another authorised school of higher learning
    • Keep the Student Code of Conduct in mind (found in the Student Handbook)




Off-Campus Accommodation


Full-time students must live on campus until they have finished two years of post-secondary education at St. Ambrose or another recognised institution of higher learning (community college, college or university).
Students who live within 50 miles of campus with a parent or legal guardian may be excluded from the residence requirement.
The residency requirement may be removed for students who start college more than a year after graduating high school.


For more information, visit: https://www.sau.edu/student-life/residence-life/housing-options 




















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Frequently asked questions

Everything you need to know about St Ambrose University
Where is St. Ambrose University located?
St. Ambrose University is located in Davenport, USA
How much does it cost to study in St. Ambrose University?
The average first year cost to study in St. Ambrose University is INR 3039409
What is the acceptance rate for St. Ambrose University?
St. Ambrose University has an acceptance rate of 12.5%
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