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Study at Maryville College

Maryville College is a four-year, private, liberal arts college, located in Maryville, Tennessee, United States. Maryville College was established by Isaac L. anderson, a Presbyterian Minister in 1819. Undergraduate degrees in diverse subjects are offered to students at Maryville College. The degrees are available through the following academic divisions:

  • Division of Behavioral Sciences
  • Division of Education
  • Division of Fine Arts
  • Division of Humanities
  • Division of Languages and Literature
  • Division of Math and Computer Science
  • Division of Natural Sciences
  • Division of Social Sciences
Maryville College's athletics teams are nicknamed as the Scotts. The college is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and participates in the Division III level. The Scotts have participated and won championships at the NCAA National Tournaments, Great South Athletic Conference, and GSAC President's Cup League. Some of the varsity athletics teams participate in sports including basketball, volleyball, soccer, tennis and softball.

Profile of Maryville College

Maryville can be found in Maryville, TN (a large suburb). One of the defining characteristics of the school is its status as a Presbyterian Church (USA) school. Maryville is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Bachelor's degree is the highest degree at the school.

Course Topics

Maryville offers a wide range of choices in programs of study. The most common majors at the school are in science, mathematics, and fine arts.

Maryville Selectivity

Maryville does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. Only 25% of students scored 460 or lower in 2007 on the verbal SAT test. Math SAT scores at the school centered around 480 to 590, but ranged both higher and lower.


Classes at Maryville are less crowded than at many schools. A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at Maryville are well-paid.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 1, 176 students were enrolled in the school.

Student Life

Maryville has a residential or campus feel. Student dorms or apartments are common at the school. Maryville offers students meal plans. The school student athletes compete in USA South Atlantic Conference competitions.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"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. "

Maryville Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management43business, international business
Education and Teaching42education, math teaching, health teaching, history teaching, English teaching, biology teaching, ESL instruction, Spanish teaching, . . .
Liberal Arts39sociology, technical and business writing, English, history, economics, American Sign Language, political science, sign language translation, . . .
Science19biology, biochemistry, atomic physics, chemistry, chemical physics
Therapy and Counselling15psychology, child psychology
Fine Arts11fine arts, art history and criticism
Mathematics8mathematics and computer science, mathematics
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy7health and physical education, parks and recreation studies
Religion and Philosophy5religion
Conservation and Resource Management1environmental studies
Music1music performance
Drama and Performing Arts1drama
Computer Science and Engineering0computer and info science courses
Medicine0health professions

Contact: Maryville

Maryville College

502 E Lamar Alexander Pky

Maryville, TN 37804-5907

General Phone: (865) 981-8000


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