About Maryville College

Maryville College is a four-year, co-educational, liberal arts college. Known for offering its students a rigorous and highly personal experience, Maryville College is a nationally ranked institution of higher learning that successfully joins the liberal arts and professional preparation in partnership with others. Founded in 1819, Maryville is the 12th oldest college in the South and maintains an affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA).

For more about the college go here, and for a campus map and tour go here

The City of Maryville

If you’re looking for small-town charm and Southern hospitality with easy access to big cities, Maryville is the right place for you. Maryville College is ideally situated in Maryville, Tennessee, in the Southeastern United States, between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state’s third largest city. It is also about three hours from Nashville, Tennessee, and Atlanta, Georgia. Maryville is close to the many beautiful hiking and nature trails of the Great Smokies, along with the Maryville-Alcoa Greenway, a system of walking or biking trails that stretch across the county and connect the many parks that decorate Maryville's landscape.

Distance to Key Locations from Maryville College campus

10 Walk
15 Drive
10 Walk
Post Office
On campus On campus
5+ Walk
Shopping Mall
10 Drive
10-15 Walk
Specialized Grocery Stores
5-10 Walk
Residence Halls
On campus On campus
Apartments (commuters)
5-10  Walk


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Maryville’s climate is warm during the summer when temperatures tend to be in the 70's Fahrenheit (21 to 26 Celsius) and very cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 30's (-1 to 4 Celsius). The warmest month of the year is July, while the coldest month of the year is January. Because of its close proximity to the mountains, the weather in Maryville can be somewhat unpredictable and variable; it can go from windy and rainy to sunny and warm within a few hours. Fall is the most beautiful time to come, when the foliage on trees change color. It is especially pretty on campus and near the Great Smoky Mountains. For more info go here.

Time Zone:

  • US Eastern (EST) (UTC -5)


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