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.

Website: www.maryville.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,183
Undergraduate
Students
(65.7%) 2,092 Women
(34.3%) 1,091 Men
4,506
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
92% of 2,241 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.61
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
24 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$45,536
Tuition and Fees
$28,470
Room and Board
$10,088
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Freshman Award
$20,091
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$29,849
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
149
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

St. Louis Population
318,172
Nearest Metropolitan Area
St. Louis
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
11% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Bosco
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.0% Asian
8.8% Black/African-American
4.0% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.5% White
5.3% Unknown
International Students
4.3% from 45 countries
First-Year Students Returning
83.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
53.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
86%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 2  
Foreign Language    
Social Studies 2  
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required for some Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Used for advising
ACT: Used for advising

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
650 Maryville University Drive
City, State, Zip
St. Louis, MO 63141-7299
Phone
(314) 529-9350
Fax
(314) 529-9927
E-mail
admissions@maryville.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
Audition, portfolio recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
92% of 2,241 applicants were admitted
Women
92% of 1,388 applicants were admitted
Men
92% of 853 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
604 (29%) of 2,059 admitted students enrolled
Women
367 (29%) of 1,278 admitted students enrolled
Men
237 (30%) of 781 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.61
3.75 and Above
48%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
11%
3.00 - 3.24
8%
2.50 - 2.99
13%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
24 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
8%
Score of 24 - 29
45%
Score of 18 - 23
41%
Score of 12 - 17
5%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 21%
Top quarter: 56%
Top half: 86%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
3%
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$45,536
Tuition and Fees
$28,470
Room and Board
$10,088
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
$6,978
Payment Plans
Installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline December 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 5
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002482
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
532 (88.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
477 (89.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
477 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
62 (13.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$20,091
Need-Based Gift
Received by 476 (99.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,186
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 276 (57.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,358
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 58 (12.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
108 (17.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,829

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,217 (93.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,988 (89.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,988 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
181 (9.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
54%
Average Award
$15,811
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,952 (98.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,542
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,100 (55.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,543
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 154 (7.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
484 (20.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,421

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
66%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$29,849
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
54.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
47.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
Private loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Academic Competitiveness Grants, National SMART Grants, TEACH Grants
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Education, English, Health Fields, Home Economics, International Studies, Mathematics, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
2,458
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Music
Number of Awards
91
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
557
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Parents of Current Students
Number of Awards
380
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$945
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Accounting and Related Services, Other
  • Actuarial Science
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Criminology
  • E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Financial Planning and Services
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
  • History, General
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Interior Design
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International/Global Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Legal Professions and Studies, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Psychology
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering, social work, education
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
149
Part-Time Faculty
518
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
17%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 51% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 45% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 4% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
351,086
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
563
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Adult Nursing
  • Allied Health--General
  • Art Education
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Business Education
  • Communication Disorders
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • Human Resources Management
  • Information Science
  • Logistics
  • Marketing
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Middle School Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Organizational Management
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Project Management
  • Reading Education
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Secondary Education
  • Sports Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Therapies--Dance, Drama, and Music

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Adult Nursing
  • Allied Health--General
  • Art Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Higher Education
  • Middle School Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Reading Education
  • Secondary Education

Location and Setting


St. Louis Population
318,172
Nearest Metropolitan Area
St. Louis
Campus Size
130 acres

Weather

Temperature
20.8 average low in January, 85.2 average high in September
Rain
111 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
20 mile(s) from campus in Kirkwood
Nearest Train Station
20 mile(s) from campus in Kirkwood

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
11% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
89%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
video security system in residence halls, self-defense and education programs

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Bosco
School Colors
Red and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x    
Tennis x x x  
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Wrestling     x x
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving    
Tennis x  
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Wrestling x x
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, cheerleading, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, campus activities board, physical therapy club, student nurses association, community service club, green maryville student association
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
3,183
Women
2,092 (65.7%)
Men
1,091 (34.3%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,375
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.0% Asian
8.8% Black/African-American
4.0% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.5% White
5.3% Unknown
International Students.
4.3% from 45 countries
Average Age
24
All Graduate Students
4,506

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
83.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
53.6%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
68.3%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
72.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
86%
Average Starting Salary
86%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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