Ave Maria School of Law

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Ave Maria School of Law

Class of 2018 - Snapshot 544 Completed Applications 300 Offers 55% Acceptance Rate 94 Enrolled Ave Maria School of Law offers a full-time three year Juris Doctor (J.D.) program that complements a traditional legal education based on the Socratic Method with an emphasis on how the law intersects with the Catholic intellectual tradition and natural law philosophy. The curriculum of Ave Maria School of Law includes a three-semester Research, Writing and Advocacy Program as well as several required courses that focus on law and ethics.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.avemarialaw.edu/
Address: 1025 Commons Circle Naples, Florida 34119
Admission Phone: (239) 687-5420
Admission Email: [email protected]

2018 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students250
Student-faculty ratio17:1
Tuition $42,206 per year (full-time, in-state)
$42,206 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
N/A per year (part-time, in-state)
N/A per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$23,834
Founded In2005
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadlineN/A
Full-time program application fee$ 0
Financial Aid DeadlineN/A
Can first years start other than fall?Yes

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Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

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Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
Gabyhernandez 148 A 3.50

Accepted

- - - 3 weeks ago
adiaz422 144 A 3.55

Accepted

Yes - - - 2 years ago
bhamlin 149 A 3.30

Interested In Applying

11/15/17 11/15/17 - 2 years ago
LBuckner001 156 P 4.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Kristian0517 140 P 3.15

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
lennonjohnson 130 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

Yes 05/02/16 05/02/16 05/31/16 3 years ago
dude 162 A 3.41

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
lndaniels16 144 A 3.33

Interested In Applying

No - - - 3 years ago
bruce 175 P 3.10

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
jflink7 155 A 3.15

Pending

12/04/18 12/05/18 - 3 months ago
Vlosser 149 A 3.30

Pending

10/23/15 - - 4 years ago
jflink7 155 A 3.15

Rejected

Yes - - - 2 months ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants544544
Number of Offers300300
Number of Matriculants9494
75% GPA3.353.35
Median GPA3.053.05
25% GPA2.732.73
75% LSAT151151
Median LSAT148148
25% LSAT145145
2018 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students241
Total Students Receiving Grants169
% of Students Receiving Grants70
75% Grant Amount$39,450
Median Grant Amount$28,000
25% Grants Amount$15,00
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship79
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)30
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship34%

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (21)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (43)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (7)

2018 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (62)
  • Hispanics (19)
  • Black or African American (9)
  • Asian (2)
  • American Indian / Native (0)
  • Other (0)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (0)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (4)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (4)


  • Total Women% (54)
  • Total Men% (46)
Ave Maria School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 72 52.78% 67.90% -14.45
2016 72 52.78%
2015 83 75.90

Total Graduates 2017

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (32)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (8)
  • Employed Other (1)
  • Unemployed (0)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (0)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association