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Maryville College - ACT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Maryville College Description:

Founded in 1819, Maryville College is one of the older colleges in the South. This small liberal arts college's 320-acre campus is located in Maryville, Tennessee, a town less than half an hour south of Knoxville. Since its founding, the school has had ties to the Presbyterian Church. Students come from 17 states and 15 countries. The college has an entirely undergraduate focus, and students can choose from over 60 fields of study. Fields in biology, business and psychology are particularly popular, and the curriculum is supported by a healthy 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 17. Financial aid is generous, and nearly all students receive some form of grant aid. In athletics, the Maryville Scots compete in the NCAA Division III Great South Athletic Conference for most sports. Football competes in the USA South Athletic Conference.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,093 (all undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 44% Male / 56% Female
  • 96% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $30,522
  • Books: $1,080 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,696
  • Other Expenses: $2,340
  • Total Cost: $43,638

Maryville College Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Maryville College Scholarships (Cappex.com)
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 74%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $25,324
    • Loans: $6,459

Most Popular Majors:

Biochemistry, Biology, Business, Education, International Business, Physical Education, Psychology

Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 72%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 41%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 54%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Maryville College Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.maryvillecollege.edu/about/inside/quick-facts/

"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."

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