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

1304, 2017
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Shining Lights burn bright at Humanities 101 Celebration of Learning

By |April 13th, 2017|Categories: Events, Humanities, News and Events|0 Comments

On Wednesday night St. Mary’s University held one of the most moving and rewarding celebrations of the entire year as 16 members of the Humanities 101 Class of 2017 walked the stage to receive their [...]

1204, 2017
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Christ the Redeemer Catholic Schools is pleased to announce Mr. Peter Schreiber as Vice-Principal of Holy Spirit Academy

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

Mr. Schreiber started his education journey with Christ The Redeemer Catholic Schools as a student at Assumption School, Good Shepherd School and Holy Trinity Academy. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and [...]

1004, 2017
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St. Mary’s University Lightning Basketball holds clinic for Tsuut’ina Junior & Senior High Students

By |April 10th, 2017|Categories: FNMI, News, News and Events|0 Comments

On Tuesday, April 4 members of the St. Mary’s University Lightning basketball program partnered with members from Tsuut’ina Junior & Senior High school to host a basketball clinic for students of the school. “We have [...]

1004, 2017
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Exploring your own story – St. Mary’s students celebrate completion of second Igniting the Fire course

By |April 10th, 2017|Categories: Events, FNMI, News, News and Events|0 Comments

On Friday March, 17 five St. Mary’s University students celebrated the completion of Igniting the Fire: Storying the Urban Warrior course, a non-credit University course that focused on Indigenous literacies through engagement with the arts. [...]

704, 2017
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St. Mary’s Students Contribute to Vision of Nation’s Future

By |April 7th, 2017|Categories: Events, News and Events|0 Comments

Last week St. Mary’s hosted ImagiNation 150 on campus, a legacy project that brings young people together with Members of the Order of Canada into focus group discussions regarding their hopes and fears for the [...]

504, 2017
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Lightning Watch – Karan Matusin

By |April 5th, 2017|Categories: Athletics, Cross Country, News, News and Events|0 Comments

In his first year of running for the St. Mary’s Lightning cross-country team, Karan Matusin has emerged as one of the strongest members of the team in both cross-country and indoor track, and while his [...]