CONGRATULATIONS Class of 2019 COMMENCEMENT HIGHLIGHTS COMMENCEMENT HIGHLIGHTS COMMENCEMENT HIGHLIGHTS COMMENCEMENT HIGHLIGHTS COMMENCEMENT HIGHLIGHTS COMMENCEMENT HIGHLIGHTS Campus visits are a great way to experience Ave and ask questions. SCHEDULE A TOUR Visit Ave A DAY AT DISNEY SOCK HOP
Located in Sunny Southwest Florida
NOW ACCEPTING 2022 SPRING & FALL APPLICATIONS

NOW ACCEPTING 2022 SPRING & FALL APPLICATIONS

"… there’s something pretty special going on in Southwest Florida"
- National Catholic Register

"… there’s something pretty special going on in Southwest Florida"
- National Catholic Register

Exciting
NEW BUILDING UPDATES
new golisano fieldhouse
judi's gym
quonset locker facility
FEBRUARY 18-19, 2022
THE AMU EXPERIENCE
Come encounter the fullness Ave Maria University has to offer at our Ave Maria Experience! Spend two days discovering the incredible treasures enjoyed in the life of an AMU Gyrene – from a tour of our beautiful campus to an opportunity to meet our incredible professors and coaches. You’ll hear from an alumni panel, chat with future classmates, enjoy a meal with our community, and much more. We are excited to show you around and share our love for AMU with you!
STAY IN STATE &
STAY CATHOLIC
STAY IN STATE &
STAY CATHOLIC
Ave Maria University is awarding $2,000 tuition scholarships for any high school senior who is a practicing Catholic in the state of Florida and wishes to enroll in the fall of 2022*.
Ave Maria University is awarding $2,000 tuition scholarships for any high school senior who is a practicing Catholic in the state of Florida and wishes to enroll in the fall of 2022*.
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Ave Maria offers 32 majors, including nursing, biochemistry, theology, exercise physiology, business, and so many more!

See what makes Ave unique. Meet your counselor and learn more about our admissions process.

Schedule a personalized campus visit: we offer tours Monday-Saturday. See the campus, sit in on classes, experience Ave’s vibrant student life.

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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.

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, 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.