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Women and Gender Studies

Saint Ambrose University

48 months
33290 USD/year
33290 USD/year
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In the Women and Gender Studies program from Saint Ambrose University, you will focus on how gender, race, class, disability, religion and other issues can be connected to larger systems of privilege and oppression.


Women and Gender Studies (WGS) majors from Saint Ambrose University are generally activists, driven, open-minded, compassionate, feminists, community organizers, and advocates.

Through academics, service, advocacy, and close faculty mentoring, you'll discover your abilities to promote justice and human rights.

You will develop gender sensitive solutions to human rights problems by participating in internships and service projects to raise awareness about injustices and to create positive changes our community and our world.

This major involves several other academic disciplines, so WGS courses satisfy many general education requirements. And, your skills are valued. More than 95% of our alumni work in their field of choice or attend graduate school.

Women and Gender Studies gives you a framework for supporting human rights and social justice advocacy. Similarly, the Bachelor of Social Work at SAU focuses on empowering clients, families, communities, and organizations to be agents of change in the world. Elevate your skills and extend your education in our dual degree program: you can graduate in four years with a degree in Women and Gender Studies and a degree in Social Work.


This major can prepare you for careers in advocacy, social services, community education, and more. Some of our graduates work with immigrants and violence survivors through AmeriCorps, served in the Peace Corps, work in the federal technology sector, and are public school educators.Our graduates also have landed prestigious scholarships, fellowships, and enrolled in top graduate programs at Washington University in St. Louis, DePaul University, and the St. Ambrose Doctor of Occupational Therapy program. More than 95% of our recent graduates are employed or have been admitted to graduate school.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Women's Literature
  • American Women: Topics
  • Psychology of Gender
  • Women and Aging
  • Sex and Gender
  • Women Theologians

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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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. Send your test score(s) to St. Ambrose by using these codes, ACT: 1352, SAT: 6617. 

Tuition Fee

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    33290 USD/year
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    33290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33290 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Davenport

820 - 1235 USD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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