Maryville College

Maryville College

Maryville College is a four-year, private, liberal arts college, located in Maryville, Tennessee, United States. Maryville College was established by Isaac L. Anderson, a Presbyterian Minister in 1819. Undergraduate degrees in diverse subjects are offered to students at Maryville College. The degrees are available through the following academic divisions:

  • Division of Behavioral Sciences
  • Division of Education
  • Division of Fine Arts
  • Division of Humanities
  • Division of Languages & Literature
  • Division of Math & Computer Science
  • Division of Natural Sciences
  • Division of Social Sciences

Maryville College's athletics teams are nicknamed as the Scotts. The college is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and participates in the Division III level. The Scotts have participated and won championships at the NCAA National Tournaments, Great South Athletic Conference, and GSAC President's Cup League. Some of the varsity athletics teams participate in sports including basketball, volleyball, soccer, tennis and softball.

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Contacting Maryville

Maryville College
502 E Lamar Alexander Pky
Maryville , TN 37804-5907
General Phone: (865) 981-8000

Maryville Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts54Spanish language, American Sign Language, sign language translation, English, technical and business writing, interdisciplinary studies, economics, international relations, political science, ...
Business and Management46business, international business
Education and Teaching36education, English teaching, health teaching, math teaching, music teaching, physical education teaching, social studies teaching, biology teaching, chemistry teaching, ...
Therapy and Counseling23psychology, child psychology
Science20biology, biochemistry, chemistry, chemical physics, atomic physics
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy10parks and recreation studies, health and physical education
Mathematics8mathematics, mathematics and computer science
Fine Arts8fine arts, art history and criticism
Religion and Philosophy3religion
Computer Science and Engineering2computer and info science courses
Music2music performance
Drama and Performing Arts1drama
Conservation and Resource Management1environmental studies
Medicine0health professions

Number of programs and degrees for Maryville in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree21445

Maryville Student Body

In 2007-2008, Maryville had a total enrollment of 1,176 students (1,285 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 51%
Women 49%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 85%
Black 6%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 39%
20-21 41%
22-24 15%
25-29 3%
30-34 1%
35-39 1%
40-49 1%
50-64 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

North Carolina1%
New Jersey1%

Maryville Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 72 %

Maryville Room and Board (2007)

Maryville offers campus housing for 937 of its 1,285 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Maryville Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal460630
SAT Math480610
SAT Writing450610
ACT Verbal2129
ACT Math2026
ACT Composite2128

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT28%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT91%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Maryville Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 26,949
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 26,949
Room and board $ 8,240
Room charge $ 4,120
Board (meal plan) charge $ 4,120
Books and supplies $ 880
Other expenses $ 1,770

Financial Aid:
Maryville participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 350500)

Maryville Faculty

Maryville has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track914
Non-tenured and not on tenure track35

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year5$39,8009$31,000
All faculty totalcalendar year5$39,8009$31,000

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year6$84,2015$81,096
Associate professoracademic year16$65,27718$64,643
Assistant professoracademic year11$46,89818$55,999
Instructoracademic year3$41,4182*
No academic rankacademic year1*1*
All faculty totalacademic year37$60,53544$61,128

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

Maryville Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football USA South Atlantic Conference

Maryville Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, Other

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Studies

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Education, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Engineering, General

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
American Sign Language (ASL)
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Spanish Language and Literature
Technical and Business Writing

Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathematics, General

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Music Performance, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Atomic/Molecular Physics
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemical Physics
Chemistry, General

Therapy And Counseling
Developmental and Child Psychology
Psychology, General

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What Sets Maryville Apart:

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Top 17%Maryville Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in science
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Top 18%Maryville % of degrees in science

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