Ave Maria University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Ave Maria, FL

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$21,854

Avg tuition

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About Ave Maria University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Ave Maria University is a small private university located on a rural campus in Ave Maria, Florida. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,177, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 85%. The university offers 33 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 58%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for students are $21,854.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

85% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1040-1230

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-28

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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1k

Students Enrolled

1%

Online Student Enrollment

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Demographics

White

63%

Hispanic

14%

Unknown

12%

Black

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

4%

Asian

3%

Two or more races

Information not available

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Information not available

Female student population

52%

Socio-economic diversity

31% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

3

Total Online Enrollment

11

Student Location Breakout

1% 99%

Percent of Programs Online

91% On-campus

9% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 6% online

Graduate Certificate Not offered

Master's 100% online

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

31%

State Grant Aid

40%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

31%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,923
State Grant Aid $5,757
Institution Grant Aid $16,084
Pell Grant Aid $4,669

Financial Outlook

$31k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$22k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.