Ave Maria School Of Law

Overview of Ave Maria School Of Law

Ann Arbor, MI is home to Ave Maria Law. Ann Arbor is a medium-sized city. Students select the school partly because it is a Roman Catholic school. Ave Maria Law is a private, not-for-profit institution.

Areas of Study

The school has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. Students commonly pursue studies in law.

Ave Maria Law Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants.


Ave Maria Law maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Ave Maria Law is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Body

A very high share of students at the school are male.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Ave Maria Law

Ave Maria School of Law
3475 Plymouth Rd
Ann Arbor , MI 48105-2550
General Phone: (734) 827-8040

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Ave Maria Law Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]

Number of programs and degrees for Ave Maria Law in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
First-professional degree1151

Ave Maria Law Student Body

In 2007-2008, Ave Maria Law had a total enrollment of 332 students.

Students By Class:

Group Percent
First Professional 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 82%
Black 2%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 7%
American Indian 1%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 2%
22-24 43%
25-29 42%
30-34 8%
35-39 3%
40-49 1%
50-64 1%

Ave Maria Law Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Ann Arbor, Michigan for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Michigan Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Ave Maria Law Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Ave Maria Law participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3691400)

Ave Maria Law Faculty

Ave Maria Law has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track51
Non-tenured and not on tenure track85

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year1*0*
Associate professoracademic year1*2*
Assistant professoracademic year9$96,2342*
Instructoracademic year2*4$53,916
No academic rankacademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year14$90,3688$80,230

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Ave Maria Law Degree Programs (2007)

Law (LLB, JD)

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Ave Maria Law Highlights

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What Sets Ave Maria Law Apart:

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