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Maryville University

70 Reviews

Locations:   St. Louis (MO) 

Annual Tuition: $27,166

22% of students said this degree improved their career prospects
49% of students said they would recommend this school to others
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Reviewed: 8/17/2023

Degree: Nurse Practitioner (Family)

A big ripoff. Horrible school. Students using loans will accumulate debt very fast and no feedback like other students indicate. You are on your own to learn and pray you pass with the 80% average with is 70% of your grad on top of discussion, 2-3 page minimum papers to write and reading 3 chapters in addition to studying for you exam on 3-4 chapters every 4 weeks. Do not go to this school because all the work you do with homework does not get factored into your gpa until you have 80% or better on... Read More


Reviewed: 5/12/2023

Degree: Nursing

So far, this school has been more of a headache and stress. I just started a summer 16-week pathology course and am expected to write weekly discussions and/or papers on top of reading and taking the four exams. You have to get an average of 80% on all exams to pass or you automatically fail. This school is not worth the time, money, and mental stress. I am fairly good with online learning and self-teaching, but I do not think it is appropriate to be requiring masters students, who usually are working... Read More


Reviewed: 5/8/2023

Degree: Nursing

Please go elsewhere if you intend to school and work. This school is very difficult with bunch of proctored test. I am basically working one day a week (not meeting up with my bills) to be able to keep up with the bunch of assignments and proctored exams that comes with this school. School is not cheap either.

Masters in Cyber Security

Reviewed: 1/2/2023

Degree: Cybersecurity

I have nothing against Maryville but this is my opinion and for students thinking about entering the Masters in Cybersecurity online program. I graduated with a 3.6 program GPA. The program is approx. 85 readings and quick quizzes. The other approx. 15% is a labs. The terms are accelated 8 weeks with zero breaks in between terms (end of term is on Sunday, next subject starts the next day). The instructors are ok but how much extra time can they spend on difficult subjects with 8-week terms? Labs... Read More


Reviewed: 12/12/2022

Degree: Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatric-Mental Health)

I liked Maryville University's post-master's nurse practitioner program. It is a self-taught program, and you must be smart and motivated to graduate. This is not an easy program. If you're not serious about learning and your education, this program is not for you. I also liked that they weed out the mediocre nurse practitioner students because prescribing medication is serious business. Ps: If you want an easy school that doesn't care about quality, you should attend a substandard school like Walden... Read More


Reviewed: 12/5/2022

Degree: Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatric-Mental Health)

I will advise anyone out there currently shopping for school to go elsewhere. School is self thought, loads of materials and homework and they derive joy in seeing people fail. Proctored test and you must pass with 80% . There exams are hard and Many people fail. The school is not cheap either. If you want to school party with prospects of passing, please go elsewhere.


Reviewed: 11/17/2022

Degree: Nurse Practitioner (Adult-Gerontology Acute Care)

Please consider to shop around before attending Maryville is not worth your time and money! Instructor are grading poorly and there is NO rationale when they take points off. They never go through exam and never share what you got wrong on the exam !


Reviewed: 11/10/2022

Degree: Nurse Practitioner (Adult Psychiatric-Mental Health)

Totally self- taught and hours of weekly readings which cover an extremely wide subject matter. The first test only had 32 questions on it, and there are only 4 tests for the entire semester. If you don't have a 80% overall on the tests alone you automatically fail. There is so much material, and no specific direction on what to study for the test. Test reviews and learning objectives do not cover multiple questions that are even on the test, thus many students fail. Run. Go some where where you... Read More


Reviewed: 9/12/2022

Degree: DNP

I am beyond frustrated with this school. Although I am already practicing as NP, I have decided to enroll to Maryville University to earn a terminal degree. After two semesters at this school I start to second-guess my decision. The school has decided to drop my class without consulting with me. I have called my advisor to reinstate my class; however she was not helpful. I have done all that was required of me, and now I have to wait for my class to be reinstated. Based on my experience, I would... Read More

Lucy M

Reviewed: 8/24/2022

Degree: Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatric-Mental Health)

Online nurse practitioner classes and clinicals are what you make it to be. You can be in the greatest school and find fault. This program is for the self motivated student to learn at a comfortable pace. It’s a lot of learning and you will learn if you want to. I was at a different nursing school - brick and mortar college for my associates and it was the same thing ( I had to study and learn foreign concepts). I had to learn what I needed to learn. At Maryville, I had a few rough patches here and... Read More


Reviewed: 8/3/2022

Degree: Software Engineering

I come from a background in the software development field, and was well prepared to take the MSSD. The materials, as others have mentioned, are very dated to the point some of the instruction and information provided is blatantly wrong. Even as someone with a background in CS, this course is extremely fast with professors that have no experience in the real world. It is completely unacceptable that people pay good money to get an education, and you hire professor that have close to ZERO real-world... Read More

Grad Bear

Reviewed: 3/4/2022

Degree: Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatric-Mental Health)

Steer clear of this school!!! I cannot stress enough that it is not worth your time, your money, or the incredible amount unnecesary stress this school creates. Communication is atrocious, on several occasions I made contact via email and dint get responses for 4 to 6 weeks in some instances. I had made appts twice with student services for help regarding clinicals and documentation, for both appts the individual that was supposed to call me was over an hour late to the appt and I had put aside time... Read More


Reviewed: 2/17/2022

Degree: Accounting

I am an online student working towards my graduate degree with Maryville University. I have an undergraduate degree and several professional certifications for my career path. I also am used to making A's in classes that are known to be hard like upper level science classes, example anatomy and physiology I and II. Some of my classes have been fine (what someone would expect for an online program being a part time student) and others are completely unmanageable. I am only in school part time and... Read More

Mathew Fogle

Reviewed: 1/24/2022

Degree: Speech Pathology

There are designer to the courses. Fallible learning occurred as a result of not being able to review answers from quizzes in which you would be tested on. How is one to grow if you are unable to learn from mistakes. Furthermore, it is possible that there was no mistake made at all when one can't see the graded answers. This type of lack of reflection is undignified. Furthermore, how the quizzes and tests are developed truly doesn't reflect learning or what the class was teaching. Information was... Read More


Reviewed: 12/6/2021

Degree: DNP

I would not recommend this school to anyone. I am in the DNP nurse practitioner program in psychiatry, Friday will be my last day. I still had one more year to go, but I cannot do this any longer. The pace is absolutely ridiculous! The instructors are 30 years old with hardly any experience in the world of nursing. The grading is different every single class, you get no feedback. You definitely are teaching yourself. I think they actually want people to fail, because they still get their money, and... Read More

Jennifer Pottr

Reviewed: 9/28/2021

Degree: Nurse Practitioner (Adult-Gerontology Acute Care)

I have enjoyed this program, and disagree with the negative reviews from my personal perspective. Any online program requires self-study. You get what you give, and I have not met a professor yet that would not bend over backward to help me out. I am enrolled in my next to last semester and feel as though I am prepared. I have spoken with other NPs in my cohort that obtained their degree at local brand-named universities and feel their curriculum mirrors the one at Maryville. The tuition is reasonable.... Read More


Reviewed: 9/10/2021

Degree: Forensic Psychology

First, I have had excellent teachers in my program! All, except one, was great to me and answered all of my questions. That one professor wanted us to email him in APA format. Who writes an email in APA format??? Anywho, I feel like the advisors, or at least not advisor tried to make me stay at Maryville as long as she could! She had me taking only 1 course for Summer 1 and 2… and 1 course for Fall 1 and 2… I only have 5 more classes to go in order to graduate, but she started to slow down the graduation... Read More

Software Development

Reviewed: 3/29/2021

Degree: Computer Science

I would not recommend this online program to anyone! I do not have an undergraduate in CS but they advertise that you do not need a background in computer science to succeed in this graduate program. However, that is not the case. The instructors expect you to know things that have never been taught. One instructor even told me I "should know this by now". I have had numerous teachers fail to respond to emails, take weeks to grade assignments, and leave either no feedback or feedback that is inappropriate... Read More


Reviewed: 3/21/2021

Degree: Nurse Practitioner (Family)

I am currently enrolled. I would recommend future NP students look at other schools before considering Maryville. Materials that are used are years old and everything is self taught. Depending on the teacher, you may be on your own. A lot of programs do not find preceptors for you but some do. I think it is important for the school to find preceptors since it will help to make sure the sites and preceptors are valid and that the student will be receiving a good education and experience that prepares... Read More


Reviewed: 10/19/2020

Degree: Software Engineering

For those with a non-STEM bachelor and little experience in Software Development, this program offers what is necessary to understand Software Development. Can you self-prepare for the field on your own? Yes, but for those of us who require a classroom setting, this is it! Also, the program is not a Software Engineering curriculum but rather Software Development. The two can be easily confused and many in industry interchange roles frequently. Either way, you have a good chance of landing a job as... Read More

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