Maryville College

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502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway

Maryville, TN 37804-5907

Phone: (865) 981-8000
2013-2014 Tuition
tuition and fees
male /
May 1
application deadline

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U.S. News Rankings

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#176 Overall Score: 36 out of 100. National Liberal Arts Colleges

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Maryville College is a private institution that was founded in 1819. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,093, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 300 acres. It utilizes a 4-1-4-based academic calendar. Maryville College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, 176. Its tuition and fees are $31,132 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Maryville College is known for an academic program that prepares students to be citizens, leaders, and educated persons. From day one, first-year students begin exploring teamwork and personal limits, while forming lifelong friendships through a nationally recognized First-Year program. Hands-on field studies, eye-opening study abroad, challenging internships, rewarding service-learning, and dynamic leadership opportunities are all part of the total learning experience offered at Maryville. Our College's promise is simple, but transformative: MC students are taught the skills and given the opportunities to be successful and to make a difference in the world.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1819
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Academic calendar 4-1-4
Setting city
2012 Endowment $55,629,508


When applying to Maryville College, it's important to note the application deadline is May 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due May 1. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 65.7 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 65.7%
Application deadline May 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by May 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Maryville College is 13:1, and the school has 57.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Maryville College include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Psychology; Social Sciences; and Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 72.5 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 13:1
4-year graduation rate 41%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 17%
Education 14%
Psychology 14%
Social Sciences 10%
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 7%

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Student Life

Maryville College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,093, with a gender distribution of 44.3 percent male students and 55.7 percent female students. At this school, 66 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 34 percent of students live off campus. Maryville College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.

Total enrollment 1,093
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NCAA III

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Campus Info & Services

Maryville College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Maryville College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Maryville College, 70 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Maryville College.

Students who have cars on campus 70%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At Maryville College, 85.6 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $23,495.

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Tuition and fees $31,132 (2013-14)
Room and board $9,890 (2013-14)
Financial aid statistics
Financial aid statistics

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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