Ave Maria University is a Catholic liberal arts-based institution of higher education devoted to the education of the whole person, a dynamic process that engages students in both the pursuit of academic excellence and a deep exploration of Catholic faith and culture. The essential mission of the University is the development of a Christ centered scholar prepared for lifelong learning, professional career, or pursuit of further graduate education.

Academic Programs

  • Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Philosophy
  • Theology

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

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First time college attendance (FTCA) applicants should have at least a 3.0 high school unweighted GPA out of a 4.0 scale.


Transfer students should have a cumulative 3.0 GPA, unweighted and out of a 4.0 scale, from all colleges attended. Transfer students who have not completed an associate degree must also submit official high school transcripts.

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School location

5050 Ave Maria Blvd.
Ave Maria, FL 34142-9505, United States of America

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