St. Ambrose University


St. Ambrose University

At St. Ambrose University, you'll start college in a learning community that prioritizes every member of our hive. From day one, we’ll work with you to design a hands-on education that meets your individual needs and prepares you to join the next-generation workforce. Our graduates emerge as effective, empathetic leaders prepared to embrace innovation, face challenges head-on, and thrive in a rapidly changing world.

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver
  • Distance/online learning

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


We believe it takes more than one extra step to achieve success. By providing an education that supersedes the classroom, we are ready to tackle issues and contribute solutions – for today and tomorrow.        

We offer more than 60 academic programs, pre-professional academic tracks, and graduate degrees to advance your career. At St. Ambrose, you get so much more than a textbook education. You get a high quality, private college education that is affordable.

Learn more about Admissions and Aid at St. Ambrose University.

Additional Information

At SAU, we believe great things happen when you step out of your comfort zone or run with your ability to rally, lead, and explore. Ambrosians are surrounded with these opportunities. 

Here, you can join or lead more than 80 student clubs and organizations. Through Campus Ministry, explore your faith and the difference it can make in how you walk through the world. In our residence halls, you'll be surrounded by peers who challenge and support you.

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Believe it or not, you can go to college at a comprehensive university, choose from 60+ programs and dozens of organizations, and still feel like you’re one-of-one. At St. Ambrose, you’ll learn to think deeply, travel boldly, and use your unique abilities for good — because St. Abmrose is a University like no other.

As you make your plans in the coming weeks and months, we are here to answer any questions and help get you enrolled at the college of your dreams: St. Ambrose University
Take the first step in your lifelong journey. Get a preview of the St. Ambrose experience with a campus visit. Explore our current visit opportunities and register today! 

"The collaborative learning environment at St. Ambrose has taught me the value of teamwork and working with groups and organizations to make a difference. I hope to continue focusing on collaboration in my future endeavors and to work towards making the world a better place."

Samantha Sancen, Political Science and Theology '22

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School location

518 W. Locust
Davenport, IA 52803, United States of America

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