Ave Maria University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Catholic
NAIA Division II
Florida Sun Conference
Ave Maria University Rankings
Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.
High School GPA
Early Decision/Early Action
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.18 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.19 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.18 responses
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say they don't have Greek life.20 responses
- of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.30 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.9 responses
Ave Maria University Reviews
I expected my college experience at a small, Catholic school to boring, but I've never been more wrong! My first semester has been the most fun and most formative few months of my life. I've learned a lot with respect to academics and life lessons, made wonderful friends, cultivated relationships with prominent professors, began working out, managed a budget, and enjoyed clean parties and school-wide weekend festivities. My only complaint about my wonderful school is our horrible mosquito problem.
I Love this school because it really focuses on making the student a well-rounded and overall better person. The faculty and teachers care about the students' success in the classroom and outside of it. They want the students to become better people and grow in their faith as well as learn. Also, the students here are amazing. They are extremely friendly and caring, and they really push you to be the best person you can be. Easter there is a great example of this because many of the students still there over brake come together to celebrate this feast together as a community. Many go the the vigil mass and then head over to the Resurrection Part after words to celebrate and spend time with each other. Seeing all of the joy there was a really moving experience.
Living on campus there is excellent. There is a great sense of community there, and it has an overall great atmosphere. The dorms themselves are fine with only minor problems here and there. The biggest downside is that living on campus is a little expensive and the school makes it really hard to live off campus.