|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Students with disability||5%|
|Student to faculty ratio||14:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,152 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Ave Maria University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,173 applications and only 867 students were granted admission. Ave Maria University is at the #38 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 69% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 52% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||970 to 1230|
|ACT||21 to 27|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Ave Maria University's tuition was $18,332 for all students regardless of residency (31.6% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Ave Maria University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 25% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,575 (which is 4% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Ave Maria University in 2016-2017, was 177, which is 58% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,555 (which is 5.8% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Ave Maria University has enrolled a total of 1,100 students (1,074 students full-time and 26 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,100 students, 70 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 50% men and 50% women and 1,056 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 44 for graduates studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 13%
Black/African American: 5%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Two or more races: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Ave Maria University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||15%||11|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||8%||6|
|English Language And Literature/letters||8%||6|
|Mathematics And Statistics||6%||4|
|Theology And Religious Vocations||3%||2|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||3%||2|
|Visual And Performing Arts||3%||2|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||3%||2|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Ave Maria University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
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