The College Admissions Process
Sounds difficult, right? It's really not. We've made it simple by giving you, as a prospective First-Year student, the option to use our application or The Common Application. When you apply, you'll also need to have your school transcripts and ACT/SAT scores sent to St. Ambrose. And remember, we're always here to help!
Best Midwest University
St. Ambrose University performed exceedingly well when evaluated by U.S. News & World Report and its 15 indicators of academic excellence!
Undergraduate Majors and Programs
St. Ambrose offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and programs! This enables you to personalize your studies early when you apply for college admission.
More Affordable Than You Think
Did you know that the average First Year student receives more than $19,000 in financial aid? Let us develop a plan that meets your needs.
In your first days on campus during Welcome Week, you get the full treatment of what it means to be Ambrosian: serving your community, learning together, staying active, and having fun!
A post-secondary degree is the best way to invest in your personal and financial future. Your increased earnings potential will repay your tuition costs multiple times. Review the undergraduate admissions process for First-year students and use the helpful resources below.
You may qualify for scholarships and grants based on academic performance, financial need, artistic/athletic talent, or another qualification.
A complete listing of requirements for admission to St. Ambrose University – as well as instructions on completing your application – are on the Apply page.
Congratulations, you've been admitted! There are still a few forms and tasks to complete before you arrive for your first day at SAU. Be sure to check out your next steps.