Facilities and Services
Online Academic Program
Continuing education program
Distinctive curricular and co- curricular program
Ave Maria University, Piyanko (AMU) is a catholic private university located in the urban setting of the city of Piyanko in Nasarawa State. Ave Maria University is founded by the Ave Maria Foundation, which has been a key player in education sector of Nigeria, operating the Ave Maria group of schools (Ave Maria Nursery and Primary school Nyanya, Abuja. Ave Maria Nursery and Primary school Mararaba, Nasarawa State. Ave Maria Boys secondary school Nyanya, Abuja. Ave Maria Girls secondary school Jikwoyi, Abuja. Ave Maria Day secondary school, Mararaba, Nasarawa State.
Mrs. Eucharia Onah is the promoter of Ave Maria group of Schools and the Chancellor of Ave Maria University Pyanko, Nasarawa State.
Ave Maria University, Pyanko offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized degrees in various areas of study. Arts, Humanities, Social and Management Science and Basic Science.
Ave Maria University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including library service, housing, sports facilities, exchange programs, online courses, distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
The goal of the founder is to develop the spiritual and moral well being of students
To develop a credible institution of learning with highly subsidized rate for benefit of humanity.
To coordinate the character molding process of all members of the community through consistent learning and enlightenment
To engage in programs and activities that provide community services aligned with the universities mission to her host community.
To be ranked among the best universities in Nigeria by the end of her fifth convocation.
Social and Management Science, Basic Sciences, Arts, Humanities.
Gender: Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply
Ave Maria University Facebook page for social networking
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Ave Maria University profile for business and academic networking
Ave Maria University YouTube or Video channel for videos
Ave Maria University Instagram or Flick Account for photos
Ave Maria University currently offers fifteen undergraduate programs.
Hostels are developed to house undergraduates. Available are single occupier room, double occupier rooms and a three students occupier rooms. A mini student centre is available for the indoor leisure
Mass will be celebrated on campus in the campus chapel and serves both the town and the university community. Members of the clergy, who live within campus, will assist in maintaining spiritual life of student and host community.
To lead students into balanced spirituality, learning and innovation and to inspire them to attain self reliance.
To become an academic community that offers holistic education with focus on spirituality and entrepreneurship for the realization of intellectual and professional formation.
To enhance and maintain qualified faculty, high in technical knowledge. Engage in professional development to support educational programs.