International Students

The Office of International Student Success at Maryville University sends a warm welcome to all new International Students! We are excited to meet you soon!

The Office of International Student Success is responsible for providing support and guidance to International Students studying at Maryville University. Our office will be able to provide advice about personal, financial, academic and immigration matters during your studies.

Attend the International Student Orientation

All new F-1 and J-1 International Students are required to attend the mandatory International Student orientation session listed below. Students will learn about academic resources, find their way around campus and learn about immigration regulations regarding work, full-time study and travel.

Resources & Forms


International Student Statistics

  • 85% of international students at Maryville study at the undergraduate level and 15% study at the graduate level.
  • 57% of international students are female and 43% are male.

Here are some of the countries International students studying at Maryville University have come from:

  • Albania
  • Brazil
  • P.R.China
  • D.R. Congo
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Great Britain
  • India
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • S. Korea
  • Malawi
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Nepal
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Saint Kitts & Nevis
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Sweden
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
  • Zambia

iPal (International Buddy Program)

The iPal program is designed to connect international and American students/faculty/staff at Maryville University. The program helps international students adjust to a new cultural environment and allows them to gain confidence in English while learning about U.S. culture and building friendships through meetings with American students/faculty/staff. Fill out your International Buddy Application on the following page:

For assistance, contact the Office of International Student Success by telephone 1.314.529.9649 , email or visit us in the Library in the Division of Student Success.