Ave Maria University is on a 113-acre campus in the small town setting of Ave Maria, Florida.
There are many activities and organizations for Ave Maria University students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Ave Maria University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Ave Maria University has the Students for Life. In fact, more students participate in the Students for Life than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Ave Maria University include Drama Club, Student Government Association, Intercollegiate Studies Institute and Faith in Action Ministry.
Ave Maria University students' favorite campus events are Annunciation Feast, Battle of the Bands and Octoberfest.
This table offers information on housing at Ave Maria University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for senior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||90.4%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,152|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||887|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||13%|
Ave Maria University offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Ave Maria University students live on campus. In 2022, 90.4% of undergrads at Ave Maria University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 13% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Ave Maria University. There are 1,152 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,071 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 887 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 85% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
Ave Maria University does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.
At Ave Maria University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Ave Maria University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||Club Teams||Club Teams||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Golf||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Soccer||Club Teams||Club Teams||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Tennis||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Ave Maria University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Ave Maria University has County Sheriff workstation on campus with deputy patrols.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Ave Maria University, take I-75 to Ave Maria, FL. If you need to fly, book your flight to Florida Southwest International airport.
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