Congratulations!

Welcome to St. Ambrose Univerity!

Our greatest milestone in life is not where we stand today, but where we will go.

Education is a journey and a great adventure!

Let's get started - scroll down for your next steps.

Living On Campus

McCarthy Hall

Not only will you live in the best college housing in the Midwest, but you can also join in the recreational, educational, spiritual, and cultural programs that define and grow our community.

Explore Our Residence Halls

Generous Financial Aid

$46 million

average of total federal, state and institutional aid awarded by SAU last year

With an array of grants, scholarships, work-study, and low-interest loans, an SAU education is affordable. Our Financial Aid counselors develop a personalized package that puts a private education well within your reach.

Admissions and Aid


Main Campus Interactive Map

Interactive Campus Maps

Dynamic and interactive

Our campus maps feature videos, information, links and photos. Plus check out the new main campus virtual tour!

View Maps


Earn a $1,000 Bee Ready Bonus

Visit, Admitted and File the FAFSA

We want to recognize the time it took to stay on top of important steps in your college search. You'll be ahead of the crowd when you earn your $1,000* Bee Ready Bonus!
*$500 if living off campus. Bonus is one-time for first-year students enrolling full-time in fall 2023. 

Eligible students need to complete the following three steps between June 1 and November 15, 2022:

  1. Visit SAU
  2. Apply and be admitted
  3. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and send it to SAU

Contact Your Admissions Counselor for Details


First-Year Students

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Transfer Students

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International Students

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So, what's next?

Are you ready to take the next step? Click on the visit button below to learn more about our virtual and in-person visit options.