Ave Maria University

A joyfully Catholic education

Online Degrees

Earn a fully online degree rooted in both faith and the liberal arts.

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Campus Degrees

Earn your degree on campus in Ave Maria, Florida.

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Welcome to Ave Maria University

At Ave Maria, students discover what it means to become intentional followers of Jesus Christ while earning an exceptional, well-rounded education.

Graduates can look forward to entering the world with a solid educational foundation, along with the training they need to become leaders of tomorrow.

About Us

Ave Maria University is a Catholic, liberal arts institution devoted to Mary, the Mother of God, inspired by St. John Paul II and St. Teresa of Calcutta. Founded in 2003, Ave Maria provides degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels for more than 30 online and on-campus programs.

Known for its exceptional academics, faithfulness to the Catholic Church, dedicated faculty, and student community, Ave Maria trains students to become faithful intellectuals in the classroom and beyond.