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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

2605, 2017
  • Tipi Pole Harvesting

From land to lodge: St. Mary’s University harvests poles for very own tipi

By |May 26th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Members of the St. Mary’s University community met with Elder Randy Bottle on May 17 and 18 to brave snow and rain and began the first major steps towards raising a tipi on the St. [...]

2605, 2017

FCJ Centre Advertisements for STMU – June/July/August 2017

By |May 26th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thursday June 1 Christian Meditation Drop In http://www.fcjsisters.ca/PDF/2017/christian_meditation.pdf With: Engeline Piet Place: FCJ Centre, 219 – 19th Avenue S.W. Time: 7:00pm-8pm Cost: Suggested Offering $20.00 Contact: FCJ Centre (403) 228-4215   Saturday June 3 & [...]

2605, 2017

Grad Expo – June 7, 2017

By |May 26th, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 | 4:00 – 8:00 PM Fr. Michael J. McGivney Hall St. Mary’s University is welcoming its Graduates and their families to Grad Expo. Come pick up your grad gowns, order flowers, [...]

1205, 2017

St. Mary’s University set to embark on a sacred journey to carry a tipi on campus

By |May 12th, 2017|Categories: Events, FNMI, News, News and Events|0 Comments

Upon arrival at St. Mary’s University, Michelle Scott, Director of Indigenous Initiatives at StMU fell in love with the idea of the institution carrying a tipi but had no idea what the incredible journey would [...]

1105, 2017

Post-secondary education in Calgary is big business

By |May 11th, 2017|Categories: News, News and Events|0 Comments

Study lists annual impact of Calgary post-secondary institutions at $8.6 billion St. Mary’s University was one of seven Calgary post-secondary institutions (PSIs) that took part in a study to determine the annual economic impact that [...]

2004, 2017

Humanities in Action

By |April 20th, 2017|Categories: Humanities, News and Events|0 Comments

Education and learning can pave a road to personal growth and a brighter future, by opening doors that lead to new opportunities. But what happens when those doors are found sealed and locked? What happens [...]