Founded in 1872, Maryville University is a private university located in west St. Louis County. Maryville University is a selective, comprehensive institution with nearly 6,000 students and 75+ 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. Maryville is also ranked within Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report and America’s Top Colleges by Forbes, Inc., as well as consistently ranked as a top private school by Kiplinger’s. Maryville University competes in NCAA Division II athletics, and its mascot is Louie the Saint Bernard.
Maryville University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The BSN, MSN, and DNP programs at Maryville University are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, and the BSN program is also fully approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. The MBA Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and the North Central Association (NCA).