Christopher P. Ice
Welcome to President-Elect
2020 Commencement
Speaker Announced

Eight-time Pro-Bowl Selection and Future NFL Hall of Famer Philip Rivers to address Ave Maria University Graduates at 2020 Commencement

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

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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…

Future NFL Hall of Fame quarterback and Catholic layman Philip Rivers to address Class of 2020 at Ave Maria University Commencement. 

Ave Maria University announced today that Philip Rivers,  devout Catholic layman and eight-time NFL Pro Bowl quarterback of the Los Angeles Chargers, will address the Class of 2020 at its Commencement exercises next year.

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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.

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.