Maryville College is a four-year, co-educational, liberal arts college. Founded in 1819, it is the 12th oldest institution of higher learning in the South and maintains an affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Known for its academic rigor and its focus on the liberal arts, Maryville is where students come to stretch their minds, stretch themselves and learn how to make a difference in the world.
Maryville College is ideally situated in Maryville, Tenn., between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state’s third largest city. Easy to access from either I-40 or I-75, the campus is also just five miles away from McGhee-Tyson Airport. (band photo credit: Eric L. Smith)
1,093 men and women, representing approximately 17 states, 15 countries.
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Ninety-one percent of full-time faculty members have doctoral degrees or appropriate terminal degrees. The student/faculty ratio is 12 to 1, with an average class size of 17. Personalized instruction and student-professor contact are the hallmarks of a Maryville College education.
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More than sixty, diverse fields of study are offered, with pre-professional programs such as pre-med, pre-law, business, pre-seminary, pre-dentistry, and pre-vet. Traditional liberal arts programs of study are at the core, such as fine arts, history, math, sciences, languages and literature. There’s even a signature program for majors in “Still Deciding” (seriously!). Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music, and Bachelor of Science degrees are offered. Certification is available in elementary and secondary education. Dual degree programs are offered in engineering and health care/nursing.
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Member of the NCAA’s Division III. The College offers 15 varsity sports. Men’s sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, football, soccer and tennis. Women’s sports include basketball, cheerleading, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball. Club sports include an equestrian team, ultimate Frisbee, swimming and dance. Intramural sports are also offered.
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More than 90 percent of students receive financial assistance through scholarships, grants, loans or employment.
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Maryville College prepares students for lives of citizenship and leadership as we challenge each one to search for truth, grow in wisdom, work for justice and dedicate a life of creativity and service to the peoples of the world.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; National Association of Schools of Music.
Maryville College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of Maryville College.
Maryville College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, or political beliefs in provision of educational opportunities and benefits.