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Maryville University of Saint Louis
St. Louis, MO
Maryville University of St. Louis, founded in 1872 as an academy for women, is a private institution. It became a four-year college in 1923, adopted coeducation in 1969, and gained university status in 1991. Its 130-acre campus is located 20 miles from downtown St. Louis.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,967
   Women 1,989 (67.0%)
   Men 978 (33.0%)
Graduate Students 3,861
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 93% of 1,846 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.60
SAT Math Not reported
SAT Critical Reading Not reported
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 25 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $47,030
  Tuition and Fees $27,958
  Room and Board $10,088
Average Percent of Need Met 60%
Average Freshman Award $21,739
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 129
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 30% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
St. Louis Population 318,172
Nearest Metropolitan Area St. Louis
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 65% of freshmen, 24% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Mascot Bosco
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.8% Asian
8.7% Black/African-American
3.9% Hispanic/Latino
2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
76.2% White
5.6% Unknown
International Students 4.8% from 36 countries
First-Year Students Returning 86.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 56.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 86%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 16.0%