Founded in 1872, Maryville University is a four-year, private university located in west St. Louis County. Maryville University students may choose from 50 academic programs, including degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. As academic excellence is the top priority, class sizes are kept small to enhance learning and ensure personal attention is given to the students. Among recent graduates, 82 percent are employed or attending graduate school.
U.S. News & World Reportranked Maryville University Top Overperforming School in the National Universities Rankings in 2014. U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 Annual Guide to America’s Best Collegeshas ranked Maryville University #161 among the nation’s Best National Universities. (http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/maryville-university-of-st.-louis-2482)
Maryville University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411; 312-263-0456, http://www.ncahlc.org/)
Maryville University's online programs are fully accredited by the CCNE. (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, 202-887-6791, http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).