Maryville College

502 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Maryville, United States
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Overview of Maryville College

About this school

Maryville, founded in 1819, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 350-acre campus is located in Maryville, 15 miles south of Knoxville.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,181
    • Men:541 (45.8%)
    • Women:640 (54.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Maryville College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
2
4
Foreign Language
2
4
Social Studies
2
4
History
1
2
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
July 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for advising ACT: Used for advising

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
502 East Lamar Alexander Parkway
City, State, Zip
Maryville, TN  37804-5907
Phone
(865) 981-8092
Fax
(865) 983-0581
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins April 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
Required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
49% of 2,778 applicants were admitted
Women
48% of 1,616 applicants were admitted
Men
52% of 1,162 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
362 (26%) of 1,371 admitted students enrolled
Women
176 (23%) of 772 admitted students enrolled
Men
186 (31%) of 599 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.52
375 And Above
40%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
520 average |470-580 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
19%
• Score 500 - 600
44%
• Score 400 - 500
34%
• Score 300 - 400
3%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
529 average |460-580 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
17%
• Score 500 - 600
41%
• Score 400 - 500
36%
• Score 300 - 400
3%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |20-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
13%
• Score 24 - 29
37%
• Score 18 - 23
45%
• Score 12 - 17
5%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $34,880 (69.79070791148105%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,424 (22.85805754531994%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,220 (2.4410740725919404%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,454 (4.910160470607067%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Maryville College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003505
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
301 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
263 (87.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
263 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
25 (9.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$33,305
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 263 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $27,352
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 247 (93.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,856
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 68 (25.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
38 (12.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $22,534

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,158 (100.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
987 (85.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
987 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
217 (22.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$32,881
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 986 (99.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $26,451
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 874 (88.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,851
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 274 (27.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
171 (14.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $22,292

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
76%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$27,889
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
20.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Members of Minorities, Religious Affiliation, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,713

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


76

Part-Time Faculty


41

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 18% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 41% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 30% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 13% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 45% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 42% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
432,930

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
290
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Maryville College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


72.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


47.4%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


57%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


57.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (59)


  • American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, Other
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Percussion Instruments
  • Pharmacology
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • Voice and Opera
  • Woodwind Instruments

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Psychology, Education

Online Degrees


Engineering, nursing

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


27,914

Nearest Metropolitan Area


263 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
26 average low in January, 84.5 average high in September
Rain
127 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
6 mile(s) from campus in Knoxville
Nearest Bus Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Knoxville
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


74% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


26%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Fighting Scots/Lady Scots
School Colors
Orange and garnet

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
archery, badminton, basketball, bowling, football, racquetball, rugby, sand volleyball, skiing (downhill), soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Maryville College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, voices of praise, student government, student programming board, global citizenship, peer mentors

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,158

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,181
Women
640
Men
541

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.0% Asian
  • 13.2% Black/African-American
  • 3.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 5.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 75.4% White
  • 0.4% Unknown

International Students


3.3% from 23 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources