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Saint Ambrose University

48 months
33290 USD/year
33290 USD/year
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Enter our community of human inquiry, learn to express and defend your perspective through the art of reasoning, and aptly evaluate the arguments of others. Through developing those skills, you can take the Philosophy program at Saint Ambrose University into law, medicine, education, or any other career. 


Courses include Western Philosophy, Critical Thinking, Ethics of Peace and Justice, Social/Political Philosophy, Peace and Justice, Bio-Medical Ethics, Existentialism, Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, and Philosophy and Artificial Intelligence.

SAU philosophy students often dual major or minor in various fields such as political science, English, theology, communication, business administration, occupational therapy, and accounting. In fact, we've got a plan already set up for you to double major in Philosophy (without extra semesters!). 


The Philosophy program at Saint Ambrose University prepares you for an array of careers, including attorney, minister, technical writer, teacher, editor, publisher, mediation specialist, counselor, museum curator, social worker, activist, and ethics adviser for businesses and hospitals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophical Methods
  • History of Ancient Philosophy
  • History of Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy
  • Senior Seminar
  • Philosophy and the Scientific Revolution
  • Philosophy of Knowledge

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To become an SAU Fighting Bee you need a cumulative unweighted grade point average of 2.5 or above (on a 4.0 unweighted scale) from an accredited high school.

  • St. Ambrose University has a test-optional* admissions process, but if you would like to submit scores, please make sure they are submitted either on high school transcript(s) or from the appropriate testing service.

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Davenport

820 - 1235 USD /month
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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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