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AMU Demographics & Diversity

Ave Maria, Florida

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

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 people of color (BIPOC). 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%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 15% more female students than male students enrolled at Ave Maria University with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, AMU has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Ave Maria University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for Ave Maria University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 608
Women 702

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

AMU serves a high number of out-of-state students with 68% 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 32%
Out of State 66%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$72,612 per year

28% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

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.