If you want to apply to Ave Maria University, the application fee is $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
Ave Maria University does not offer early decision or early action..
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Ave Maria University is amoderately difficult school to get into. Ave Maria University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Ave Maria University accepted 43% of all applicants., around 1,171 of the 2,703 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Ave Maria University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to Ave Maria University must submit the following items. Double check with Ave Maria University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||2.8|
|Other Requirements||√||activities list|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Ave Maria University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. Ave Maria University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Ave Maria University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2016, 48% of Ave Maria University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 52% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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To be most competitive at Ave Maria University, you should strive to earn between 21 and 28 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Ave Maria University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.
A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Ave Maria University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Ave Maria University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is December 1.
Transfer students can enroll in Ave Maria University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Ave Maria University?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Ave Maria University.
Does Ave Maria University accept transfer credits?
Ave Maria University transfer credits from accredited institutions. Ave Maria University accepts:
ACE recommendations for credit
Does Ave Maria University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Ave Maria University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsbut does not accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Ave Maria University?
Ave Maria University. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into Ave Maria University? Ave Maria University is a somewhat selective institution. The Ave Maria University acceptance rate is 43%. This means that the institution accepts 43 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Ave Maria University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Ave Maria University is Dec 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Ave Maria University is 25. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into Ave Maria University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Ave Maria University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.6. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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