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Ave Maria University

Ave Maria, Florida

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Student Population
Ave Maria University overview
Location Ave Maria, Florida
Online avemaria.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Rural
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Ave Maria University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Ave Maria, Florida, Ave Maria University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 1,446 prospective students applied, and 1,227 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 321 enrolled in the school.  1,110 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 12 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $20,938 plus fees of $916. AMU is ranked 721 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



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Admission Standards
Ave Maria University overview
SAT 1040/1230
ACT 20/28
GPA 3.5
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due May 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Ave Maria University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,260
Other Fees$916
Room and Board $11,990
Budget for Other Expenses$2,905
Total One Year Cost$38,009

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Average Salary After 10 Years
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Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
41% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Ave Maria University students
Subject Percent of Class
Theology and Religious Vvocations 22%
Social Sciences 20%
English and Literature 12%
Philosophy and Religious Studies 11%
Biology 9%

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