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Accreditation


Maryville University of Saint Louis is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (reaffirmed 2015) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604, phone: 800-621-7440.

Individual programs are accredited or approved by:

American Bar Association
Standing Committee on Paralegals,
321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60654-7598, phone 312-988-5000

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814-3449, phone 301-652-2682
www.acoteonline.org

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
11520 West 119th Street
Overland Park, KS 66213; phone 913-339-9356

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy
Education of the American Physical Therapy Association
1111 N. Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314; phone 703-706-3245

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036-1120; phone: 202-887-6791

Council for Interior Design Accreditation (formerly known as FIDER)
146 Monroe Center, NW, #1318
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2822; phone 616-458-0400

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (formerly NCATE)
2010 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036-1023; phone 202-223-0077

Council on Rehabilitation Education, Inc.
1699 Woodfield Road, Suite 300
Schaumburg, IL 60173; phone: 847-944-1345

The Rehabilitation Counseling program is fully accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) through the end of academic year 2020/2021. CORE is located at 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 300, Schaumburg, IL 60173 (telephone number 847-944-1345). July 1, 2017 the Rehabilitation Counseling program will become a fully accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Program (CACREP). CACREP is located at 1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510 Alexandria, VA 22314. Students are admitted into the program during the fall, spring, and summer semesters. Program evaluation is conducted each semester using numerous procedures to assess student outcomes. There are three full-time faculty, two are tenured and one is on the tenure track. Over the past three academic years 45 students were enrolled in the program. Over the same time period 48 students graduated and the overall retention rate was 86%. Most students complete the program in 5-8 semesters and the average cost of the program is $31,200. The university has numerous scholarships that are available to students and the program has one scholarship specifically for rehabilitation counseling students. The employment rate for graduating students at six months is 94.4%. Students find employment with state vocational rehabilitation, non-for-profit community agencies, private for profit rehabilitation agencies, and the federal government. Graduates from Maryville’s Rehabilitation Counseling program are eligible to sit for the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Exam and the National Counselor Exam (the licensure exam for Missouri). All graduates successfully complete a comprehensive oral exam and the pass rate for students taking the certified rehabilitation counselor exam is equal to the national average. Over the past five years, 41 students reported taking the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Exam and 38 reported passing the exam. For more information on Maryville’s enrollment and graduation numbers please see Maryville’s Planning Reference Guide.

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education of Missouri
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480; phone 573-751-2569

Missouri State Board of Nursing
3605 Missouri Boulevard, P.O. Box 656
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656; phone 573-751-0080

National Association of Schools of Art and Design
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190; phone 703-437-0700

National Association of Schools of Music
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190; phone 703-437-0700

Occupational Therapy Program:

The Occupational Therapy Program at Maryville University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association, 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449; (301) 652-2682.
website: www.acoteonline.org. Graduation from an ACOTE accredited program is required to sit for the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy certification exam.

Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Program:

The graduate program in Speech-Language Pathology at Maryville University has submitted its application for candidacy readiness status with the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA), and a formal site visit has been scheduled for September, 2015. The CAA may be contacted at:
Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
American Speech-Language Hearing Association
2200 Research Boulevard #310
Rockville, MD 20850
800-498-2071 FREE
***The graduate program is in the process of achieving CAA Candidacy Status. Until the process is complete, no graduate students will be enrolled.

SLP GRADUATE PROGRAM:

The graduate program in Speech-Language Pathology at Maryville University has submitted its application for candidacy readiness status with the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA), and a formal site visit has been scheduled for September 2015. The CAA may be contacted at:
Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
American Speech-Language Hearing Association
2200 Research Boulevard #310
Rockville, MD 20850
800-498-2071 FREE
***The graduate program is in the process of achieving CAA Candidacy Status. Until the process is complete, no students will be enrolled.

Memberships

Maryville is a member of the following organizations:

American Association for State and Local History
American Association of Colleges & Universities
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges & Universities
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
American Association for Paralegal Education
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
American Bar Association
American Council on Education
American Music Therapy Association
Amigos Library Services
Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs
Association of Governing Boards
Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education
Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions
Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce
The College Board
College and University Personnel Association
Council for Advancement and Support of Education
Council for Higher Education Accreditation
Council of Independent Colleges
Educause
Gateway Occupational Therapy Education Council
Great Lakes Valley Conference
Higher Education Consortium of Metropolitan St. Louis
The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Independent Colleges & Universities of Missouri
Metropolitan St. Louis Consortium for Educational Renewal
Midwest Association of Financial Aid Associate
Midwest Association of Student Employment Administrators
Missouri Association of Financial Aid Professionals
Missouri Association for Blacks in Higher Education
Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
Missouri Association of Colleges of Nursing
Missouri Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
Missouri Bibliographic Information User System (MOBIUS)
Missouri Colleges Fund, Inc.
Missouri Education and Research Consortium (MERC)
Missouri Research and Education Network (MoreNet)
National Association for Campus Activities (NACA)
National Association of College and University Business Officers
National Association of Financial Aid Associates
National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
National Association of Legal Assistants
National Association of Schools of Art and Design
National Association of Schools of Music
National Association of Student Personnel Administrators
National Collegiate Athletic Association
National Council on Rehabilitation Education
National Network for Educational Renewal
National Student Clearinghouse
OCLC
Regional Chamber and Growth Association
Saint Louis Regional Library Network
Service Members Opportunity Colleges
Society for College and University Planning
World Affairs Council of St. Louis