Freshmen Students

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Whether you’re a new, incoming freshman or a transfer student with credits from another school, the admissions process at Maryville is easy to understand. If you know what program you’d like to study, check to see if there are any special requirements for admission. To explore Maryvilles many programs of study visit our Academics section. If there are none, you only need to meet the basic requirements for the university below before you apply to Maryville.

Admission Requirements


  • High school diploma with a minimum of 22 units of credit including four units of English, three units of mathematics, two units of science, two units of social sciences (social studies) and three additional units in any of the above areas or in a foreign language
  • High school grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • ACT assessment composite score of 20 or an SAT-I (Scholastic Assessment Test) combined score of 950
  • Secondary School Report (Counselor Recommendation)

Applicants who do not meet the criteria listed above and GED applicants (who are considered on a case-by-case basis) may be asked to submit additional material, come to Maryville for a personal interview and/or complete additional testing before a decision about admission is made.

“Transfer Students Admission Requirements”

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