Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at AMU are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 39% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Ave Maria University students
Race Percent of Students
White 61%
Black 5%
Hispanic 15%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 2%
Race Unknown 13%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 7% more female students than male students enrolled at Ave Maria University with a gender ratio of 52% women to 48% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, AMU has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Ave Maria University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 48%
Women 52%
Enrollment by gender for Ave Maria University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 542
Women 580

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

AMU serves a high number of out-of-state students with 58% of the student body residing outside of Florida or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Ave Maria University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 42%
Out of State 56%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$72,612 per year

27% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,122
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 2.6%
Part time Undergrads 1.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=446048 IPEDS survey data for Ave Maria University.