Education

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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.

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+OPPORTUNITY

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!

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+FLEXIBILITY

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.

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+COMMUNITY

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.

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Find Your Path


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

UNDERGRADUATE


With over 50 programs to choose from, St. Ambrose is sure to have a program for you.

GRADUATE


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

ONLINE


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

ADULT LEARNERS


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

TRANSFER


No need to start over; at St. Ambrose we can work with you to transfer up to 64 credits.

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Catholicity

Is My Ambrosian Value


Nathan Tappen was undecided on a major when he became an Ambrosian in 2017, but “undecided” is OK. We offer more than 50 undergraduate majors, and Nathan was eager to explore. “I like the academic programs SAU offers, and maybe what I want to do in the future will be inspired by a class I take.”

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Integrity

Is My Ambrosian Value


For Leah, SAU’s tradition of helping the community and impacting the world was an excellent fit. That, in part, is what led her to become an Ambrosian in 2017. For her, SAU’s tradition of helping the community and impacting the world was an excellent fit.

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Social Justice

Is My Ambrosian Value


Gerene is taking advantage of our BA-MSW program, which allows her to earn both degrees in as little as 5 years, saving her time and tuition. Through the unique focus of our Master of Social Work program, Gerene is learning how to empower others to make a positive change in their lives, and how she can best advocate for positive change in the world.

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Catholicity

Is My Ambrosian Value


Damon became an Ambrosian in 2017 and his ties to SAU became stronger. As a leading Midwestern university committed to academic excellence, the liberal arts, social justice and service, we mirror Damon’s academic and personal values.

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Service

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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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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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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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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Community

Is My Ambrosian Value


Months before she graduated summa cum laude from one of the most highly recognized Forensic Psychology programs in the Midwest, Sarah Wurster knew where she was headed next. She had been admitted to a highly competitive mental health counseling master’s program at Valparaiso University. “My experiences at SAU were absolutely indispensable in gaining admittance,” she says. “I credit the amazing psychology professors I had at St. Ambrose.”

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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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Over the next year, a team of St. Ambrose students will put their engineering skills on the line and compete for the first time in the Baja Society for Automotive Engineers (SAE) design competition.

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For Prospective Undergraduates | Events

First-Year and Transfer student Saturday Visit

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So, what's next?

Are you ready to take the next step? St. Ambrose offers more than 50 programs and 26 athletic teams and sports to join on campus. Become an Ambrosian today!