St. Ambrose University serves Undergraduate, Transfer, Graduate, Adult, and Online students. We provide a holistic experience for every student, because we know you’re not just seeking an education – you want an education plus so much more.

Quick Facts About SAU


You'll get more than just textbook learning at St. Ambrose University. In our nursing program you'll get hands-on learning and our Ambrosian values give you a unique perspective!

Find Your Program


Whether you're looking for full-time enrollment, online classes, or evening classes, St. Ambrose offers a variety of flexible program where you'll interact one-on-one with your professors.



At St. Ambrose you'll make lifelong friends for years to come. You'll have a community to support you as well as numerous opportunities to leave your impact on the surrounding community.

Community Involvement


Find Your Path

Whether you're a recent high school graduate, an aspiring graduate student or an adult looking to complete a degree, we're committed to helping you find your way.


With 60-plus areas of study to choose from, St. Ambrose is sure to have a program for you.


Continue your education by enrolling in one of our 16 graduate program offerings.


Learn on your time by choosing one of our fully online programs.


Our accelerated adult program offers classes that last only 8 weeks to get your degree faster.


No need to start over; at St. Ambrose we can work with you to transfer up to 90 credits.

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Lifelong Learning

Is My Ambrosian Value

Joe's undergraduate experience included nurturing professors who genuinely cared about his life's trajectory and helped pave the way for him to earn graduate degrees in theology and healthcare ethics.

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Is My Ambrosian Value

As an Ambrosian, Molly learned how she could make a difference in the lives of her peers, her community, and the world. Today, those lessons continue to define her views, and most importantly, her actions.

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Lifelong Learning

Is My Ambrosian Value

"Learning by doing" prepared Nick the most for his work with young, aspiring musicians at River Music Experience (RME) in Davenport.

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Social Justice

Is My Ambrosian Value

We believe your SAU experience should lead to personal discovery, like it did for Rachel. That is why we offer all students an educational foundation grounded in the Liberal Arts and Catholic Intellectual Tradition.

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Our Campus

Experience our beautiful campus and also see what the surrounding area of the Quad Cities has to offer our students.

News & Events

At St. Ambrose we have a lot of ways to get involved. Here are some of the things happening on campus.

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Students love the new facility. Be a part of something big and help us reach our goal! Check out our WRC cam and learn more about the campaign.

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St. Ambrose will close for the Christmas holiday at 4:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 22. Regular hours of operation will resume when the university re-opens Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018.

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So, what's next?

Are you ready to take the next step? St. Ambrose offers more than 60 programs and 26 athletic teams and sports to join on campus. Become an Ambrosian today!