Student Success

We're committed to seeing you through to the end

Being a successful college student comes naturally for some. Or, you might think you know what you're doing but end up falling short.

At St. Ambrose, we understand the unique journey of a college student, and we pride ourselves in helping you succeed and exceed your expectations during your time here. It doesn't matter if you've got it together – you can always use a little extra help – or where you are in that collegiate journey as an undergraduate, graduate, or non-traditional adult student.

We're here so that you succeed in college – and in life.

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Bee Finished

By adhering to our unique study plan, you are guaranteed to graduate on time—in four years or less. If any coursework remains after four years, SAU waives tuition and fees.

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Get help from our outstanding alums

Our alumni have taken their liberal arts education into the real world and are making a difference in their personal and professional lives, and an immeasurable impact on communities and countries across the world. We invite you to learn from them.

Through BeeConnection, you can connect with more than 200 alumni who are working in your field of interest and willing to offer guidance on what steps you should be taking now. Talk to them about internships and job shadowing. Find out what they love about their career and work-life balance. Learn about opportunities in your field.

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First-Generation Students
We Celebrate You!

SAU appreciates the strength, persistence, and grit of first-generation students and all they contribute to our campus community. In 2018, we celebrated National First-Generation Day to recognize 320 current students who will 'Bee First!' in their families to earn college degrees, as well as 90-plus faculty and staff who also earned that distinction.

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!