Maryville University

Maryville University, located about 20 minutes from St. Louis, Missouri in the suburb Town and Country, was ranked as one of the best national universities in America by US News & World Report in 2012. Founded in 1872, Maryville prides itself on being a student-centered campus focused on the needs and success of each individual Maryville student.

With more than 3,800 students from 34 states and 29 countries, Maryville emphasizes the value of a strong liberal arts foundation in order to help each student learn and grow.

Campus and Community

Maryville University’s campus is located in the suburb of Town and Country, which is about 22 miles away from the bustling city of St. Louis, Missouri. Maryville’s campus totals 130 acres and features rolling hills, wooded areas, creeks, two lakes and miles of walking trails. Additionally, Maryville’s campus has undergone renovations in the past 10 years to include five new student apartment complexes.

Just minutes from St. Louis, Maryville students can enjoy both the tranquility of the suburbs and the excitement of a big city. St. Louis is the 18th largest metropolis in the United States and features many attractions and sites to see.

Read more about Maryville University’s campus and community here.

Student Life

Maryville University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,930.  At Maryville, students have the option to live in two coeducational residence halls and five student apartments.

Maryville University participates in the NCAA Division II athletic conference. In addition, there are a wide variety of student clubs and organizations including fraternities and sororities. 

Click here to learn more about student life at Maryville University.


Maryville University academics allow students to choose from 50 undergraduate majors that provide students with Individualized academic advising and career exploration as well.

Maryville boasts an extremely knowledgeable and experience faculty as 90% of professors at Maryville have their Ph.D. or terminal degree. With a 12 to 1 student/teacher ratio and an average class size of 15 students, Maryville fosters an environment that encourages students to interact closely with faculty members, providing a more personal academic experience.

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Maryville University offers 50 different programs for students to choose from.  Maryville is comprised of four different colleges: College of Arts & Sciences, John E. Simon School of Business, School of Education, and School of Health Professions.

Maryville University is home to a dual degree program for its engineering students. Maryville and Washington University cooperate in a unique dual degree program that offers students the opportunity to earn a liberal arts degree from Maryville and an undergraduate degree in engineering. Students may choose to follow either a 3-2 or a 4-2 schedule, entering Washington University after their junior or senior year. Those students choosing the 3-2 option earn an undergraduate degree in Science from Maryville, while those in the 4-2 program may select from a variety of majors in the arts and sciences.

To see a full list of undergraduate majors at Maryville University, click here.

Tuition and Fees

Full-time tuition at Maryville University for the 2013-2014 academic year is $23,812. The least expensive room fee is $7,318 per person annually for a double room in Mouton Hall. The minimum meal plan (Plan C) is $2,288 per year. Additional fees total about $1,190 per year.

To learn more about tuition and fees at Maryville University, click here.

ESL Program

The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program provides non-native English speakers with intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) courses to prepare them for academic coursework at Maryville University.

Read more about Maryville University’s ESL program here.