Factbook


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Ave Maria University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Ave Maria University.

Inquiries concerning Ave Maria University, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Ave Maria University and not to the Southern Association of Colleges and School Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).  The Commission should be contacted only in the instance there is evidence of significant non-compliance with a SACSCOC requirement or standard.

Aquinas Center for Theological Renewal
The Aquinas Center for Theological Renewal is a new academic institute created to foster the renewal of Catholic theology. The Aquinas Center is invested in a wide variety of projects both within and outside of Ave Maria University.
Grounded by its founders’ interest in the theology of Aquinas and with projects that involve scholars from colleges and universities around the world, the Aquinas Center for Theological Renewal hopes to contribute to the development of a vibrant theological renaissance.

Stein Center for Social Research
Stein Center for Social Research is a non-partisan, interdisciplinary research institute dedicated to understanding the most pressing social dilemmas of the 21st century. Of particular concern to the Stein Center are questions of gender, personality development, marriage and family formation, fertility and demographic change, religious practice, and the formation and education of children.