• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
You believe computer programs improve lives, the function of organizations, and the management of resources. And, you want to have a hand in technological progress. Whether you want to design mobile apps or enterprise software solutions, the Computer Science program at Saint Ambrose University can prepare you for a successful IT career.
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Your studies will concentrate on application development, computer architecture, software engineering, and operating systems. 

Courses of this this Computer Science program at Saint Ambrose University from include programming, data structures, legal and ethical issues, network and data communications, systems analysis and design, web programming, and database management systems. One of our more popular courses is on iPhone app development. 


Computer Science graduates usually work in software and technology industries, filling the roles of network or systems administrator, network engineer, or technician.

You can work in a number of fields, including business, government, education, science, and energy.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Computer Science
  • Programming 
  • Networks and Data Communications
  • Discrete Structures
  • Contemporary Programming Topics
  •  Data Structures
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Computing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above (on a 4.0 unweighted scale) from an accredited high school and
  • A composite score of 20 or above on the American College Testing Program (ACT) or a 1040 or above on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) of the College Board. Students who graduated from high school five or more years ago do not need to supply ACT or SAT scores. The writing portion of the ACT is optional for admission to St. Ambrose University.
If you can't satisfy both of the requirements above, you may qualify for Conditional Admission. Minimum requirements for Conditional/Provisional status are
  • GPA: 2.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 unweighted scale)
  • Standardized Tests: 18 on the ACT or 970 on the SAT.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31532 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31532 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    31532 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31532 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Davenport

  • 820 - 1240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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