Maryville At-A-Glance

Maryville University is located in the west St. Louis 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.


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


  • More than 6,400 students
  • 2,795 undergraduates
  • 631 Weekend College students
  • 3,619 graduate students
  • Approximately 2,728 online Graduate Nursing students
  • 50 states and 47 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 available at the undergraduate level; 17 master’s programs and 5 doctoral programs
  • Average class size: 15
  • Student-to-faculty ratio: 13:1
  • 90% of faculty hold PhD or 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 competes in the prestigious Great Lakes Valley Conference
  • Men’s teams: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming & diving, track & field, wrestling
  • Women’s teams: basketball, bowling, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming & diving, tennis, track & 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.