Maryville University is located in the West County suburb of Town and Country just 22 miles from the bustle of downtown St. Louis. Whether a commuter or on-campus resident, our students enjoy a lifestyle that is decidedly Maryville. If you ask, students will tell you they don’t just go to Maryville … they Live Maryville. One look at our academic approach and campus facilities, and you’ll understand what they mean.


  • Founded in 1872
  • One of the oldest private institutions in the region


  • Approximately 5,033 students
  • 1,977 undergraduates
  • 852 Weekend College students
  • 2,204 graduate students
  • Approximately 2597 online Graduate Nursing students
  • 49 states and 28 countries represented


  • Conveniently located within 20 minutes of downtown St. Louis
  • 130-acre campus of rolling hills, wooded areas, creeks, two lakes, and miles of walking trails


  • 75+ degrees available at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels
  • Average class size: 15
  • Student-to-faculty ratio: 12:1
  • 90% of faculty hold Ph.D. or terminal degrees
  • Streamlined graduation process through one-on-one faculty advising
  • Individualized academic advising and career exploration


  • Maryville participates in NCAA Division II athletics and competes in the prestigious Great Lakes Valley Conference
  • Men’s teams: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, track & field, wrestling
  • Women’s teams: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming & diving, tennis, track & field, volleyball
  • Cheer/Dance
  • Pep Band

Campus Life

  • More than 70 clubs and organizations
  • Two coeducational residence halls and five student apartments
  • 1000+ events planned each year

Financial Aid

  • $51 million in financial aid was distributed last year
  • 92% of our full-time students receive aid

Maryville University of Saint Louis adheres to the principle of equal education and employment opportunity without regard to race, sex, age, color, creed, religion, disability, Vietnam veteran or disabled status or national origin. This policy extends to all programs and activities supported by the University.

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