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St. Mary’s University is an innovative teaching and research university that provides affordable, accredited and highly valued degrees in the Liberal Arts, Sciences and Education.

Located on a historic site in Calgary, Alberta, our students are inspired to combine academics with a passionate commitment to ethics, social justice and respect for diversity of opinion and belief. St. Mary’s has 875 full and part-time students, 80 full and part-time faculty, and an average class size of 25.

St. Mary’s University is accredited to offer four three-year Bachelor of Arts degrees with concentrations in General Studies, English, History, or Psychology. As well as five four-year degrees: a Bachelor of Arts with a major in English, a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Psychology , a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Liberal Studies , a Bachelor of Arts with a major in History as well as a Bachelor of Science with a major in Biology. And see our after-degree Bachelor of Education (Elementary) Program.

Our Vision
St. Mary’s University will be a leader in post-secondary education, open to all, and focused on developing the whole person: mind, body and spirit. Founded on the Catholic intellectual tradition, St. Mary’s will prepare its students to live with integrity, compassion and confidence.

St. Mary’s University News & Events

2903, 2017
  • Breagh Chiasson (right) and her partner were excited to speak about the diversity of Alberta owls with MidSun Junior High students.

Creating excitement for Biology

By |March 29th, 2017|Categories: News, News and Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

One of the largest differences of attending St. Mary’s University is the fact that education extends beyond the classroom to incorporate unique learning opportunities. On Wednesday, March 22 members of Mary Ann McLean’s [...]

2403, 2017
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Lighting season in review

By |March 24th, 2017|Categories: Athletics, Basketball, Cross Country, News, News and Events, Women’s Basketball|0 Comments

Another season of Lightning athletics has come to an end, marking the perfect time to look back and reflect on, and celebrate the accomplishments of our student-athletes at St. Mary’s. “To compete at [...]

2303, 2017
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Lightning Watch – Randi Thiessen

By |March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Athletics, Cross Country, News, News and Events|0 Comments

Randi Thiessen is a team leader. Not only was Randi one of the top performing cross country athletes for St. Mary’s the past two years, having placed 35th at the Provincial Cross-Country Championships in Grand [...]

2303, 2017
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FCJ Centre Advertisements for STMU – April 2017

By |March 23rd, 2017|Categories: FJC Centre, News, News and Events|0 Comments

Sunday April 2 A Lenten Day of Prayer http://www.fcjsisters.ca/PDF/2017/lenten_day_of_prayer.pdf With: Ann Marie Walsh, fcJ Place: FCJ Centre, 219 – 19th Avenue S.W. Time: 9:00am – 3:00 pm Cost: $100.00 Includes input, lunch, refreshment break and [...]

2103, 2017
  • Ram Boyer and Camille Sehn are pictured in the Students Association Building where Ram popped the question in 2015. This is the first time two former SLC Presidents have wed, and St. Mary’s couldn’t be happier!

Love and Marriage

By |March 21st, 2017|Categories: News, News and Events|0 Comments

Congratulations to St. Mary’s graduates tying the knot Ram Boyer and Camille Sehn are pictured in the Students Association Building where Ram popped the question in 2015. This is the first time two former [...]

1503, 2017
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22nd Annual President’s Dinner inspires guests at Heritage Park

By |March 15th, 2017|Categories: News, News and Events|0 Comments

Over 230 St. Mary’s supporters, donors and community members gathered at Heritage Park’s Gasoline Alley on Thursday, March 9 for the 22nd Annual President’s Dinner. The evening was in support of St. Mary’s [...]