Maryville University

Maryville University is a nationally recognized private institution located just 22 miles from downtown St. Louis, Missouri. Maryville offers a comprehensive and innovative education focused on student learning, outcomes and success.

Top reasons to study here

  • The Chronicle of Higher Education named Maryville University as the third fastest-growing university.
  • Maryville ranked 13th in the National Collegiate Scouting Associations’ 2013 Collegiate Power Rankings.
  • Military Advanced Education has named the University a “Top School” in its 2015 Guide to Military Friendly Colleges & Universities.

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Maryville University was founded as an academy for young women in 1872, by the Religious of the Sacred Heart. Now, as a private, four-year university offering 90 + degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels, Maryville still stands firmly on our heritage.


At Maryville, you’ll explore the world in innovative learning spaces, develop digital confidence and skills, meet and collaborate with an increasingly diverse student population, and through our many corporate partnerships, you’ll make powerful connections for internships and jobs.


Our primary objective is to support our students through the collection, analysis, and reporting of institutional data for decision making and accountability.


Alumni services include resume review, interview preparation, job search strategies, monthly Resume Café and Mock Interview opportunities.


Student services

Along with fostering student-sponsored activities that help sustain a vibrant campus life at Maryville University, Student Life is also dedicated to providing meaningful services and programs for our students. Health and Wellness and Personal Counseling care for your physical and mental well-being; Office of Service and Spiritual Life and Community Services upports your spiritual interests and promotes civic engagement opportunities; and Office of Diversity & Inclusion provides cultural enrichment programs designed to create a supportive social and academic environment for students of diverse backgrounds, cultures and ethnicities.

Housing services

Living on campus at Maryville offers a great opportunity to meet other international and domestic students, study together, and more opportunities to participate in activities around campus. There is so much going on around campus; you would not want to miss it.

Library services

The Maryville University Library, a 47,167-square foot facility, houses the Library collections and services.

ICT services

The Maryville University Data Network (the Network) consists of the wiring, networking hardware and software, wireless networking equipment, networking services (including, but not limited to, file storage, distributed applications, electronic collaboration, and video conferencing), and Internet services.

Medical services

Our nurse-directed Health and Wellness Center provides students with health education, emergency care and treatment of minor illness or injury, medical records maintenance and referrals and resources for confidential care.  Our goal is to help Maryville students maintain optimal health during their academic years and develop a lifestyle that will support wellness throughout their lives.

Student Life

Campus life

The Residential Life program at Maryville strives to meet the differing needs of a changing student population. All students living in university housing can expect a high-quality residential program that provides a fun, supportive, and challenging environment where every student can live, learn and develop academic and social skills.

This year on our campus, residents can expect numerous events ranging from social, get-to-know-you activities, to programs and services designed to help students become more successful in the classroom.

Sports facilities

We offer all alumni access to the fitness center, gym, locker room, and outdoor tennis court. Be prepared to show your photo ID or Maryville Card at the entrance of Simon Center!

Student clubs

Maryville University students are active and involved in over 100 student organizations – a number that’s growing every day! We offer student organizations representing general interests, spiritual beliefs, academic interests, cultural groups, social awareness projects, club sports, and honor societies. 


Maryville University of Saint Louis is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (reaffirmed 2015) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

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