Maryville Quick Facts

Founded in 1872, Maryville University is located in the west St. Louis County suburb of Town and Country, just 22 miles from downtown St. Louis.


  • Enrollment: 6828
  • Undergraduate Students: 2967
    • Traditional Undergraduates: 2292
    • Adult Undergraduates (Campus and Online): 675
  • Graduate Students: 3687
    • Campus: 912
    • Online: 2775
  • Doctoral Online Students: 174
  • 50 states and 55 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


  • 90+ degree programs
  • 19 master’s programs
  • 5 doctoral programs
  • Average class size: 15
  • Student-to-faculty ratio: 13:1
  • 90% of faculty hold PhD or other terminal degrees
  • Streamlined graduation process through one-on-one faculty advising
  • Individualized academic advising and career exploration


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

Campus Life

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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