Founded in 1872, Maryville University is a four-year, private university located in west St. Louis County. Maryville University students may choose from 50 academic programs, including degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. As academic excellence is the top priority, class sizes are kept small to enhance learning and ensure personal attention is given to the students. Among recent graduates, 82 percent are employed or attending graduate school.
Maryville University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The BSN and MSN programs at Maryville University are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, and the BSN program is also fully approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. The DNP will have an evaluation site visit by the CCNE in the Fall of 2013.