Maryville University of Saint Louis Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

Maryville University
Maryville University. Photo credit: Jay Fram

Maryville University Admissions Overview:

With an acceptance rate of 72%, Maryville University of Saint Louis is a generally accessible school. In 2015, only around one-quarter of applicants were not admitted. To apply, interested students will need to submit an application (Maryville does use the Common Application, and there are some helpful articles about that application listed below). Additional required materials include high school transcripts.

The school is test-optional, so students are not required to submit standardized test scores.

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Admissions Data (2015):

Maryville University of Saint Louis Description:

Maryville University is a private university located in Town and Country, Missouri, 22 miles from downtown St. Louis. The 130-acre campus features woods, hills, two small lakes, and lots of hiking trails. Founded in 1872 as a Catholic institution for women, today the university is coeducational with lay governance.

The university takes pride in its challenging curriculum and the personal attention students receive thanks to its 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Students come from 29 states and 26 countries, with the majority of students coming from Missouri. On the athletic front, the Maryville Saints compete in the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC).

Popular sports include golf, softball, lacrosse, track and field, swimming, basketball, and cross country.

Enrollment (2015):

  • Total Enrollment: 6,414 (2,795 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 31% Male / 69% Female
  • 69% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $27,958
  • Books: $ - (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,712
  • Other Expenses: $7,214
  • Total Cost: $45,794

Maryville University of Saint Louis Financial Aid (2014 - 15):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 88%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 87%
    • Loans: 62%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $17,368
    • Loans: $12,383

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Business, Clinical Laboratory Science, Nursing

    Transfer, Retention and Graduation Rates:

    • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 89%
    • Transfer Out Rate: 9%
    • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 56%
    • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 71%

    Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

    • Men's Sports: Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Basketball, Wrestling
    • Women's Sports: Track and Field, Volleyball, Softball, Golf, and Bowling

    Data Source:

    National Center for Educational Statistics

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    Maryville and the Common Application

    Maryville University uses the Common Application. These articles can help guide you: