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Maryville University

United States


Maryville University is a fast-growing and highly-respected institution offering more than 90 degree programs to a diverse student body of over 9,000 people from 60 countries.

Ranked among America's top colleges by both Kiplinger's and Forbes in 2018, Maryville offers an outstanding educational experience located just 22 miles from downtown St Louis, Missouri.

Maryville prides itself on providing outstanding teaching, with 90% of faculty holding a PhD or equivalent. A student to faculty ratio of just 14:1 provides plenty of opportunity for personalized direction and tutorship from the industry experts working at Maryville. This teaching quality, coupled with a dedicated careers service for current students and alumni, has enabled Maryville graduates to achieve a 97% job placement rate.

The stunning and conveniently located Maryville campus is a vibrant and exciting place to study, offering students over 100 clubs and organizations they can join alongside their studies. Maryville also plans over 2,500 student events each year.

Support services include personal counselling as well as health and wellbeing facilities to improve the life of Maryville students with more than 90 campus clubs and organizations.

Many of the programs at Maryville are ranked amongst the best in the country, including nationally recognised courses in Cyber Security, Healthcare Management, Music Therapy, and Interior Design to name a few.

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What's new

What's new

Apple Recognition

Maryville University has been recognized for its high-tech learning environment for the second time by being named an Apple Distinguished School for 2018-2021.

The accolade praises the university for its leadership and excellence in offering a high-tech and mobile learning environment, with the Digital World program offering a particular focus on digital skills and personalized learning.

Apple Distinguished Schools look to use technology in learning to encourage academic accomplishment and inspire creativity with critical thinking.

''Maryville University is proud to receive our second consecutive Apple Distinguished School designation,'' President Mark Lombardi, PhD said. ''The recognition reaffirms our active learning approach as a revolutionary model for the future of higher education,'' he added.

Package locker station

Students at Maryville University can now pick up packages 24/7 thanks to a new Package Locker Station on campus.

Located on the east side of the Donius University Center, the lockers allow students to access deliveries, at their convenience, by accessing them with a unique code.

''Maryville is the first university in St. Louis to install this type of station, and we are very excited for our residential students to experience this innovative technology,'' said Laura Stevens, Director of Auxiliary Operations.

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Teaching quality

Teaching quality

As a university placing a great focus on teaching quality, Maryville has a dedicated center for teaching and learning to allow continuous development of faculty. The Finch Center for Teaching and Learning allows teachers to learn more about utilizing technology and enhancing student engagement, creating a positive impact on the student learning and quality of teaching at Maryville.

Programs for improving teaching quality include:

  • Teaching triads: Combines new and experienced faculty in teaching triads to try and generate learning through reflective practices and sharing knowledge of working with Maryville students.
  • Real Week: A 5-day professional development convention discussing various topics related to teaching such as diversity, engagement and the use of technology.
  • Teaching and Learning Colleagues (TLC): Mentors who offer support and resources to other faculty members to develop best possible learning environment for students.
  • SoTL group: Seminar to which Maryville faculty are invited every year to examine and study their own teaching via an interdisciplinary group of faculty.

Faculty are also encouraged to build their own community and opportunities via online discussions, sharing sessions and task forces. Maryville offers a supportive environment for teachers with course management and offers a learning management and online teaching system. The center ensures inclusivity amongst teaching and offers the resources necessary to maintain the high teaching standards students enjoy at Maryville.

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Department structure

One of the outstanding private universities in the Midwest, Maryville offers an innovative liberal arts education leading to excellent programs in arts and sciences, health professions, education and business.

It splits study options across the following schools:

College of Arts and Science

Provides an array of major and minor programs in areas such as art and design, humanities, social sciences, science and mathematics. The school provides individualized and inquiry-based learning, internships and collaborative faculty student mentoring.

School of Adult and Online Education

Offers strong options for life-long learning, providing courses in communication, marketing, sociology and psychology plus more.

Design & Visual Art

Accredited by the National Schools of Art and Design and committed to excellence, with all programs including internship requirement and experience that targets professional development skills at a high calibre of work.

John E. Simon School of Business

Looks to develop dynamic leaders and entrepreneurs by offering many courses including accounting, business administration, financial services and more.

School of Education

Nationally-regarded for innovative programs specializing in education at various levels.

Myrtle E an Earl E Walker College of Health Professions

Works towards meeting health care needs of the global community, offering programs such as music therapy, nursing and rehabilitation services.

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Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Course specific requirements apply for admission to undergraduate programs at Maryville, whilst it lists basic entry requirements for undergraduate programs. These include the following English language requirement, where any one of the following is acceptable:

  • ESL Language Center - Full admission if completed ELS level 112 with a 2.5 grade or better
  • IELTS - Full admission for IELTS 6.0 or above on overall band score depending on program of study
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Full admission for 44 or higher depending on program of study.
  • TOEFL - Full admission with a score of 69 (internet-based) or higher depending on program of study.
  • SAT writing 470.
  • ACT writing/English 20
  • Full admission if applicant has completed at least 24 credits of 100-level or above coursework with at least a 2.0 GPA and completed English Composition 101 and 102 equivalent with a ''C'' grade or better. A ''C'' or better in English composition for Non-Native speakers does not waive the English proficiency requirement.

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Scholarships and funding

Scholarships and funding

Several scholarships are available for incoming freshman students, sponsored by professional groups, fraternal organizations or companies. All students who meet the stated requirements for automatic scholarships will be awarded them appropriately. GPA is cumulative and based on a 4.0 scale, while Maryville does not use the writing section of the ACT and SAT when considering scholarships.

Scholarships include

Automatic scholarships:

  • Saints Scholarship – USD 14,000 annually for applicants with GPA of 3.5 or above OR ACT/SAT score of 27/1290 or above.
  • Big Red Scholarship – USD 11,000 annually for applicants with GPA of 3.0 or above OR ACT/SAT score of 24/1180 or above.
  • Maryville Opportunity Award – USD 9,000 annually for applicants with GPA of 2.5 or above OR ACT/SAT score of 22/1110 or above.

A few of the competitive scholarships (not guaranteed) available include the following:

  • Presidential Scholarship - full tuition, room and board for applicants with GPA of 3.75 or above OR ACT/SAT score of 27/1290 or above.
  • Trustee Scholarship - full tuition for applicants with GPA of 3.75 or above OR ACT/SAT score of 27/1290 or above.
  • Multicultural Scholarship – up to 75 per cent of tuition for students who demonstrate solid high school academic preparation, exceptional leadership qualities, and a commitment to actively contribute toward building an inclusive campus culture at Maryville.

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Maryville campuses include multiple dining and sports facilities, offering a range of cuisines to create a vibrant and multicultural environment with plenty of opportunity for social activity.

The university also provides a state-of-the-art library where students and faculty share research ideas and study. It includes individual work spaces and small meeting rooms to accommodate a range of needs, as well as a 4040 square foot casual venue for campus events and student meet-ups. The Moloney Arena headlines the sports facilities, which also include fitness centers, soccer and baseball fields.


To accommodate students, the university provides three halls of residence and an apartment block.

  • Mouton Hall: Home to over 147 students. Each floor features a large lounge. It also provides laundry facilities for residents.
  • Potter Hall: Home to over 248 students. Flexible room options include doubles, triples and a few single rooms. Facilities include a spacious lobby with two study areas, beverage station and fitness room.
  • Saints Hall: Newest hall of residence at the university, featuring fitness center, open lobby, lounge spaces and modern floor plan. Designed with a conscious thought of learning experience, with Apple TVs and study lounges throughout the building plus a high-tech first floor classroom.
  • Hilltop Apartments: Located on the far north end of campus and housing over 250 students, each building has 15 units and accommodates 50 students.

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Founded in 1872, Maryville University is a selective, comprehensive, and nationally ranked private institution. It empowers students to succeed by providing a collaborative, innovative, and highly personalized education. Strategic investments in technology, facilities, faculty development, and cutting edge learning tools and resources puts Maryville University at the forefront of student success. We are boldly leading the way in higher education.

Maryville University offers students more than 90 undergraduate and graduate college majors. During their studies, students will actively participate in the learning process by doing, creating and interacting with each other and the innovative environment that surrounds them. With university?s revolutionary approach to personalized learning, it?s no surprise 97 percent of Maryville graduates obtain a job in their chosen field or attend graduate school within six months of graduating. That?s the Maryville advantage.

At the university, students are active and involved in over 100 student organizations, a number that?s growing every day. It offers student organizations representing general interests, spiritual beliefs, academic interests, cultural groups, social awareness projects, club sports, and honor societies.

Maryville is located in the heart of west St. Louis County, just 20 miles from downtown St. Louis. The campus is situated on a 130 acres and natural beauty abounds.
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