Maryville University is a selective, comprehensive and nationally ranked private institution with 5,033 students. Maryville offers more than 75 degrees at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels to students from 49 states and 28 countries. Consistently ranked as a top private school by Forbes and Kiplinger’s, in 2012 Maryville was named the No. 1 Overperforming University in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Maryville’s athletics teams compete in 18 sports at the Division II level in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Founded in 1872, the University is ideally situated on 130 picturesque acres in West St. Louis County.