It’s official. The 2021-2022 Ave Maria University freshmen class will be the largest class in our University’s history! But, don’t sweat it – you can avoid check-in lines and confusion by earning a Fast Pass in advance of your arrival.
"… there’s something pretty special going on in Southwest Florida"
- National Catholic Register
The finding of a vocation happens as a result of encountering the fullness of truth, which can only be presented at a faithful Catholic university. Check out the Spring 2021 Edition of AMU Magzine below!
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NAIA, The Sun Conference, and NWLL
Competing in sixteen varsity sports.
The Ave Maria University Athletics Department strives to enable students to live out Pope John Paul II’s vision of sports and the overall idea of physical, moral and social development through its athletic programs. The program provides students with a constructive learning experience that enables significant growth and enhances the development of values that will be critical for personal and professional success in the future.
Ave Maria University is a Catholic, liberal arts institution of higher learning devoted to Mary the Mother of God, inspired by St. John Paul II and St. Teresa of Calcutta, and dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional followers of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service.
Ave Maria, Florida Our Home
Ave Maria is located in beautiful southwest Florida, just thirty minutes east of Naples, and an hour and a half from Miami.
Located in the center of town is the Ave Maria Catholic Church, an architectural feat. Surrounding the Church is the Piazza Town Center, with popular student food favorites like Avecado’s, The Pub, Tropical Smoothie Cafe, Teriyaki Madness, and Lozano’s Mexican Restaurant.
Ave Maria is also home to the Braden Clinic, Publix grocery store, Mobil Gas Station, and First Florida Integrity Bank, and much more.