About Maryville

Maryville University is located in the West County suburb of Town and Country just 22 miles from the bustle of downtown St. Louis. Whether a commuter or on-campus resident, our students enjoy a lifestyle that is decidedly Maryville. If you ask, students will tell you they don’t just go to Maryville … they Live Maryville. One look at our academic approach and campus facilities, and you’ll understand what they mean.

Maryville at a Glance.

Maryville University is a selective, comprehensive and nationally ranked private institution with 5,033 students. Maryville offers more than 75 degrees at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels to students from 49 states and 28 countries. Consistently ranked as a top private school by Forbes and Kiplinger’s, in 2012 Maryville was named the No. 1 Overperforming University in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

History

  • Founded in 1872
  • One of the oldest private institutions in the region

Students

  • Approximately 5,033 students
  • 49 states and 28 countries represented

Campus

  • Conveniently located within 20 minutes of downtown St. Louis
  • 130-acre campus of rolling hills, wooded areas, creeks, two lakes, and miles of walking trails

Academics

  • 50 programs available
  • Average class size: 15
  • Student-to-faculty ratio: 12:1
  • 90% of faculty hold Ph.D. or terminal degrees
  • Streamlined graduation process through one-on-one faculty advising
  • Individualized academic advising and career exploration

Athletics

  • Maryville participates in NCAA Division II athletics and compete in the prestigious Great Lakes Valley Conference.
  • Men’s teams: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, track & field
  • Women’s teams: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming and diving (Fall 2013) tennis, track & field, volleyball
  • Cheer/Dance
  • Pep Band

Campus Life

  • More than 40 clubs and organizations
  • Two coeducational residence halls and five student apartments
  • 100+ events planned each year

Financial Aid

  • Over $51 million in financial aid was distributed last year
  • 95% of our full-time students receive aid

Maryville University of Saint Louis adheres to the principle of equal education and employment opportunity without regard to race, sex, age, color, creed, religion, disability, Vietnam veteran or disabled status or national origin. This policy extends to all programs and activities supported by the University.