Ave Maria University: Ranking & Review

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Ave Maria
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112544439
Top 27%

Ave Maria University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate42%42%42%
Applicants2,5261,2091,317
Admissions1,064507557
Enrolled undergraduates283156127
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,113555558

34 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

11 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores197
Percent of students submitting SAT scores63%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
565
Math
540

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores188
Percent of students submitting ACT scores60%
ACT Composite
24
ACT English
23
ACT Math
22

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Ave Maria University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$34,901$34,901
Off-campus$34,961$34,961
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,955 and other expenses per full academic year.

Ave Maria University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,152 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$19,135$19,135
Fees for full-time undergraduates$835$835
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$798$798
Tuition for Full-time graduates$12,960$12,960
Fees for full-time graduates$300$300
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$540$540

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3939
Philosophy and Religious Studies1012224
Psychology2121
Social Sciences2020
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1919
Theology and Religious Vocations1818
Health Professions and Related Programs1111
English Language and Literature & Letters88
History88
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities66
Education66
Mathematics and Statistics66
Visual and Performing Arts55
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies55
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics33
Physical Sciences22
Natural Resources and Conservation22
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Grand Total189122203

A total of 189 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Ave Maria University.

At the master's and doctor's level 14 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate55%52%58%
  • Full-time retention rate - 68%
  • Part-time retention rate - 0%

General info

Alternative namesAMU
Founded1998
MottoVeritatis Splendor
From the Heart of the Church The Splendor of Truth
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Colorsblue, green
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff203
Instructional FTE77
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.avemaria.edu
Address5050 Ave Maria Blvd
Ave Maria, Florida, 34142-9505
United States
Urbanization levelRural: Distant
City population2,500 - 10,000
Phone2392802500

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