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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

2306, 2017

Graduates Celebrate 2017 Convocation

By |June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Events, News and Events|0 Comments

St. Mary’s University Graduates Celebrate 2017 Convocation Upon entering post-secondary education the ultimate goal is convocation. Hearing your name called as you cross the stage and receive that piece of parchment that symbolizes [...]

2306, 2017

Right on Track

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

Lightning Athletics add Indoor Track The St. Mary’s University Lightning program continues to expand as the Lightning are pleased to announce that the application to submit an indoor track team into the Alberta Colleges Athletic [...]

2106, 2017

Aboriginal Awareness Week

By |June 21st, 2017|Categories: Events, FNMI, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join us as we Celebrate Aboriginal Awareness Week activities on the St. Mary’s University campus with four unique cultural sessions!

1606, 2017

St. Mary’s Lightning Basketball Programs Land International Recruits

By |June 16th, 2017|Categories: Athletics, Basketball, Featured Articles, News, News and Events, Women’s Basketball|0 Comments

The St. Mary’s University Lightning basketball programs have extended their search for talent beyond the borders of Calgary, way beyond, in fact. The Lightning women’s basketball team has announced the signing of 6’1” guard Eleni [...]

1406, 2017

St. Mary’s University bids farewell to Dean of Education

By |June 14th, 2017|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

It was a bitter-sweet moment on Monday, June 5 when faculty, colleagues, students and members of the community bid farewell to St. Mary’s University’s Dean of Education, Linda Dudar, who announced her retirement from the [...]

806, 2017

Indigenous Graduation

By |June 8th, 2017|Categories: Events, FNMI|0 Comments

Under the guidance of St. Mary’s Elder, Case Eagle Speaker and the Indigenous Advisory Council, St. Mary’s University has chosen to hold a separate ceremony honouring Indigenous graduands with their families in a traditional, Indigenous [...]