Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Updated 5/13/20
I am pleased to announce that Ave Maria University campus will be open for the Fall, 2020 semester. To date, we have been blessed to have no reported cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on our campus even though over 20% of our students remained on campus through the end of the Spring semester...
Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Updated 5/13/20
NOT ABLE TO
FINISH
HIGH SCHOOL
THIS MAY?
NOT ABLE TO FINISH HIGH SCHOOL THIS MAY?
BRING SOME "NORMAL" INTO YOUR LIFE!
BRING SOME "NORMAL" INTO YOUR LIFE!
Ave Maria University has expanded our JumpStart Dual Enrollment Program to include our summer classes.
Summer Session 1 begins in early May, 2020.
The Presidential Inauguration of
Mr. Christopher P. Ice

*POSTPONED: New Date to be Determined*

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Ave Maria offers 32 majors, including nursing, biochemistry, theology, exercise physiology, business, and so many more!

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Gyrenes

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 in Rome

I was invited to Rome for a symposium jointly hosted by the Holy See’s Secretary of State, Cardinal Parolin, and his United States counterpart, Secretary Pompeo, on the subject of preserving religious freedom…

Vibrantly Catholic

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.

AMU Location

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, and Gino’s Italian Restaurant.

Ave Maria is also home to the Braden Clinic, Publix grocery store, Mobil Gas Station, and First Florida Integrity Bank.