American Collegiate Experience

Learn how to become a more successful student in English!

The American Collegiate Experience (ACE) program is designed for highly motivated students who seek a unique American cultural immersion opportunity on a beautiful campus in the heartland of the United States near the Mississippi River.

Learn how to become a more successful student in English!

You will:

  • Improve your English, speaking, writing, and comprehension skills
  • Participate in a variety of cultural activities
  • Enjoy St. Ambrose campus life
  • Make new friends!

This program is not for academic credit. Upon successful completion, participants will earn a Certificate of Completion.

Program Details (subject to change)

Session 2 Dates: June 26-July 21

Cost includes:

  • Orientation
  • Morning classroom sessions on improving academic English skills
  • Local transportation to and from airport and field visits
  • Furnished on-campus housing
  • Lunches 
  • Welcome Reception and Closing Ceremony banquet
  • Access to computer labs and library
  • Cultural events
  • Certificate of Completion

If you are accepted into the program, you will receive a formal acceptance letter from St. Ambrose University that you can use to apply for your B1-B2 Visa.


Applications are closed. Questions? Please email International Education or call +1-563-333-6389

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