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. The university offers 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. The school also offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music degrees. Certification is available in elementary and secondary education. Dual degree programs are offered in engineering and health care/nursing.
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.
Maryville College is one of the best colleges and universities in the Southeast, according to The Princeton Review (2010)
Ninety 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 14.
Personalized instruction and student-professor contact are the hallmarks of a Maryville College education.
More than 90 percent of students receive financial assistance through scholarships, grants, loans or employment.
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