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.

Quick Facts About SAU

+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!

Find Your Program

+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.

Admissions

+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.

Community Involvement

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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.

UNDERGRADUATE


With 60-plus areas of study 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 90 credits.

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Academic Excellence

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 60 undergraduate programs, and Nathan was eager to explore.

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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.

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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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Integrity

Is My Ambrosian Value


Higher education should lead to personal discovery. For Perla, that journey is supported by faculty who challenge and encourage her to do and be her best. At St. Ambrose, we focus on the educational and personal growth of every student. It's just what we do.

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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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News

College memories—as well as lifelong friendships— tend to grow in the late-night quiet of a residence hall suite.

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Events
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Honoring the best of the best Bees

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So, what's next?

Are you ready to take the next step? St. Ambrose offers more than 60 programs and 27 athletic teams and sports to join on campus. Become an Ambrosian today!