Maryville University Of Saint Louis

Maryville University Of Saint Louis

Maryville University of St. Louis, also referred to as Maryville, was established in the year 1872 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart as an academy for women. In 1923 it became a four-year college and in 1991 it gained university status. It is one of the oldest private universities in the St. Louis, Missouri area. The campus spreads across an area of more than 250 acres. The college offers a wide range of courses, majors, and minors in diverse areas of study. It offers education through the following schools and colleges:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • John E. Simon School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Health Professions

Maryville University's athletics department fields several men's and women's sports teams. Their sports teams are known as the Saints. Maryville is a member of the NCAA Division III and competes in the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC).

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Maryville University of Saint Louis
650 Maryville University Drive
Saint Louis , MO 63141-7299
General Phone: (800) 627-9855

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Maryville Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management235business, business management, electronic commerce, accounting, accounting and related services, international business, MIS, actuarial science, marketing ...
Nursing and Emergency Medicine139registered nursing, adult health nursing, nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist
Therapy and Counseling107psychology, organizational psychology, social psychology, music therapy, physical therapy
Education and Teaching102curriculum and instruction, educational administration, superintendency and administration, gifted and talended education, elementary school teaching, middle school teaching, teacher ed, early childhood education, art education, ...
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy43sports and fitness management, occupational therapy, vocational counseling
Medicine42medical preparatory, public health
Design28interior design, graphic design
Science23biology, biomedical sciences, biological and physical sciences, chemistry
Liberal Arts20English, liberal arts and sciences, political science, sociology, history
Law15legal assistant
Media13mass communication
Fine Arts10fine arts
Medical Administration6health care administration, health services administration
Mathematics6mathematics, applied mathematics
Computer Science and Engineering6computer science
Security and Law Enforcement5criminology
Conservation and Resource Management4environmental studies, environmental science
Religion and Philosophy0religion
Medical Support and Technology0clinical lab tech

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree54647
Master's degree22330
Doctor's degree351

Maryville Student Body

In 2007-2008, Maryville had a total enrollment of 3,422 students (2,818 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 24%
Women 76%
Full-Time 90%
Part-Time 10%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 80%
Graduate 20%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 82%
Black 8%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 15%
20-21 21%
22-24 16%
25-29 14%
30-34 9%
35-39 8%
40-49 11%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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


Maryville Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 82 %

Maryville Room and Board (2007)

Maryville offers campus housing for 626 of its 2,818 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Maryville Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal470580
SAT Math470650
ACT Verbal2127
ACT Math2126
ACT Composite2226

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT5%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT99%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Maryville Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 20,200
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 20,200
Room and board $ 7,900
Books and supplies $ 1,600
Other expenses $ 4,400

Financial Aid:
Maryville participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 248200)

Maryville Faculty

Maryville has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1928
Non-tenured and not on tenure track313

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*1*
Associate professorcalendar year2*3$85,854
Assistant professorcalendar year2*10$63,312
All faculty totalcalendar year5$73,72014$69,737

*: 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 year11$75,65712$71,556
Associate professoracademic year10$58,4739$62,371
Assistant professoracademic year20$54,17127$54,051
Instructoracademic year0*2*
All faculty totalacademic year41$60,98550$59,589

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

Maryville Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Baseball St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Track St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Maryville Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Actuarial Science
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies

Graphic Design
Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Superintendency and Educational System Administration
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General

Applied Mathematics
Mathematics, General

Mass Communication/Media Studies

Medical Administration
Health Services Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Security And Law Enforcement

Therapy And Counseling
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Music Therapy/Therapist
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General
Social Psychology

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What Sets Maryville Apart:

Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 7%Maryville Female % of student body
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Maryville % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Maryville Number of degree programs
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Maryville % of degrees in business and management
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Maryville % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% of degrees in design
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%Maryville % of degrees in design
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Maryville % of degrees in therapy and counseling

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