With unprecedented enrollment growth projected again for the 2019-2020 academic year, Maryville University continues to lead the nation in enrollment expansion and student success. Overall, Maryville’s student population is expected to reach 10,200, an increase of 10 percent from the start of classes last year. This is the first time enrollment will exceed 10,000 students in Maryville’s 147-year history.
This marks 15 years of consecutive enrollment growth for the University. Maryville was named the “Fourth Fastest Growing Private University” by The Chronicle of Higher Education last week in its annual Almanac of Higher Education.
“Maryville’s unprecedented growth is a tribute to our laser focus on quality education, student outcomes and career placement,” says President Mark Lombardi, PhD. “Students and parents are attracted to Maryville’s emphasis on personalized learning through cutting edge digital tools and our unique life coaching model. The University’s 97% career placement rate is also a compelling reason students are choosing Maryville.”
More than 700 new, traditional students have enrolled in on-campus classes this fall, representing a record-breaking freshman class. Together with graduate students, Maryville’s total population attending on campus classes is over 4,000 students. Overall, online enrollment will account for more than 6,000 students, including more than 1,400 new online students this fall. The expansion of Maryville’s online degree portfolio aligns with the University’s student-centered approach, which aims to meet the higher education needs of all adult learners, regardless of location, age or circumstance.
Maryville will be at capacity for its students living on campus this fall with nearly 1,100 students. Maryville continues to expand its academic and athletic facilities to match the growth of the University and completed a number capital improvement projects over the summer to expand and improve living and learning spaces.