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

1502, 2017
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Lightning Watch – Mary Jean Ritchie

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1402, 2017
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Weekend Lightning Recap

By |February 14th, 2017|Categories: Athletics, Basketball, Cross Country, News, News and Events, Women’s Basketball|0 Comments

The lightning had a busy weekend with all of our athletes competing this weekend. Both Men’s and Women’s basketball took on the Ambrose Lions on Friday and Saturday night and our XC athletes competed in [...]

1402, 2017
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St. Mary’s University’s Bachelor of Education students meet with Minister of Education

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

St. Mary’s University Bachelor of Education students were visited by the Alberta Minister of Education, the Honourable David Eggen, who engaged the students in a discussion about the present and future of teaching in Alberta. [...]

1302, 2017
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Students 4 Social Justice: Bake Sale in support of Sole Hope

By |February 13th, 2017|Categories: News, News and Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Students 4 Social Justice Stop by the Classroom Building Foyer to purchase some tasty baked goods in of support a unique initiative our students have chosen to support. All proceeds from the bake [...]

1002, 2017
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St. Mary’s The Attic book launch a huge success

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

  Last week St. Mary’s University hosted a successful launch event for the two recent publications of The Attic: The St. Mary’s University Journal of Undergraduate Papers, which is devoted to the publication [...]

802, 2017
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Brian Keating speaks about Narwhals on CBC’s Homestretch

By |February 8th, 2017|Categories: News, News and Events|0 Comments

Internationally renowned naturalist Brian Keating was a guest on CBC’s Homestretch where among other topics, he discussed his keynote at St. Mary’s upcoming Darwin Day event at the Calgary Zoo as part of StMU’s Inspiring [...]