Maryville University Rankings and Honors

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National Recognition

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Nationally ranked programs at Maryville University


  • The Chronicle of Higher Education named Maryville University as the second fastest-growing university.
  • Maryville University is awarded as an Apple Distinguished School three times. Maryville has been recognized for its Digital World program, which gives students the opportunity to personalize their education in an enhanced technology environment. This distinction was first bestowed to Maryville for 2016 – 2018 and awarded for the third time for 2021-2024.
  • Maryville University’s Online Graduate Nursing Programs were named to the roster of U.S. News & World Report Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs.
  • Forbes and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazines consistently rank Maryville University as a top private school. Kiplinger’s has named Maryville to its list of 100 best values in private colleges and universities seven times. Forbes has named Maryville to its “Best Colleges” list four times.
  • Maryville ranked 13th in the National Collegiate Scouting Associations’ 2013 Collegiate Power Rankings.
  • Maryville University is one of only three St. Louis institutions in the National universities category to achieve ranked status in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges.
  • Maryville has been honored with the NCAA Division II Presidents’ Award for Academic Excellence for the past four consecutive years—including one year in which Maryville was the only school in the U.S. with a 100 percent student-athlete graduation rate.
  • Maryville University is ranked 47th on U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges for Veterans” list for 2015. Maryville was among more than 280 universities initially considered for inclusion.
  • Military Advanced Education has named the University a “Top School” in its 2015 Guide to Military Friendly Colleges & Universities.
  • Maryville University’s Gander Dining Hall has won a four-star rating by the Green Dining Alliance of St. Louis for fully embracing “norms for sustainable restaurant management and operations.” Maryville’s campus dining facility is the first in St. Louis to win the certification.



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