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Maryville University of St. Louis is a private institution that was founded in 1872. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,980, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 130 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Maryville University of St. Louis's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 161. Its tuition and fees are $25,002 (2013-14).
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Founded in 1872, Maryville University is a private coeducational institution that serves approximately 4,200 students and offers 50 undergraduate programs,ten master's degree programs in arts and sciences, education, business administration and the health professions; and four doctoral degree programs in higher educational leadership, educational leadership, nursing practice, and physical therapy. This includes 2 new online programs, Master of Science Nursing and Doctor of Nurse Practice.
Maryville University prepares its students for successful and meaningful careers by offering programs that integrate the liberal arts with professional studies. For every specialized program that Maryville offers, the program holds the highest possible accreditation.
The first university in the St. Louis area to offer weekend classes for working adults in 1981, Maryville continues its commitment to adult students by offering 18 different undergraduate and graduate programs. Classes are offered at Maryville's main campus in West St. Louis County as well as at its satellite campuses in Sunset Hills and Lake St. Louis, Missouri.
Maryville has a thriving on-campus residential student population with a new dormitory that opened at the start of the 2010 fall semester. To supplement students' academic experience, Maryville offers more than 60 student organizations that provide a variety of involvement opportunities. The University has reclassified to NCAA Division II athletics and joined the Great Lakes Valley Conference,offering 16 men's and women's varsity sports.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Maryville University of St. Louis, it's important to note the application deadline is August 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. The application fee at Maryville University of St. Louis is $30. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 71.3 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||71.3%|
|Application deadline||August 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Maryville University of St. Louis is 12:1, and the school has 64.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Maryville University of St. Louis include: Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Business/Commerce, General; Psychology, General; Accounting; and Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 83.8 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||53%|
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Maryville University of St. Louis has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,980, with a gender distribution of 26.6 percent male students and 73.4 percent female students. At this school, 23 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 77 percent of students live off campus. Maryville University of St. Louis is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Maryville University of St. Louis offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Maryville University of St. Louis also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Maryville University of St. Louis, 79 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Maryville University of St. Louis.
|Students who have cars on campus||79%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Maryville University of St. Louis, 72.9 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $10,871.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$25,002 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$9,918 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data