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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

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Out from Behind the Lens

By |April 4th, 2017|Categories: Events, News and Events|0 Comments

Members of St. Mary’s University’s Photography Club stepped out from behind the lens to put on a wonderful showing of their art on Tuesday April, 4. Held in the new Heritage Centre on campus, the [...]

304, 2017
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Alumni Julie Blank honoured to receive 2016 Edwin Parr Award

By |April 3rd, 2017|Categories: News, News and Events|0 Comments

Julie Blank (centre) with Judy MacKay (left), Superintendent, Area C Schools and Gary Strother, Chief Superintendent, Calgary Catholic School District. After graduating in 2015 with a Bachelor of Education Degree from St. Mary’s [...]

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Lucky Calgary students first in the world to premiere new Eugene Stickland play

By |March 31st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

St. Mary’s University in Calgary will be home to a rare world premiere this week – award-winning playwright Eugene Stickland has written his latest piece specifically for the students.

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Bill Brooks: Brookman wows ’em at St. Mary’s University President’s Dinner

By |March 31st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

He’s one of the most gregarious chaps you could ever hope to meet. And funny. A great raconteur. And a community leader and philanthropist extraordinaire. George Brookman, founder of West Canadian Industries, could probably win [...]

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St. Mary’s Hosts Shoe Cutting Party

By |March 30th, 2017|Categories: News, News and Events, Social Justice|0 Comments

The St. Mary’s students for social justice committee held a shoe cutting party on March 28 with a goal to cut and send 700 shoes to children in Uganda. Students and staff were encouraged to [...]

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Hobson’s Choice: St. Mary’s launches Heritage Centre with original play; drama on stage at U of C’s Taking Flight Festival

By |March 30th, 2017|Categories: News, News and Events|0 Comments

St. Mary's University has a new performance space called the Heritage Centre. The university's theatre director Joe-Norman Shaw thought it would be a great idea to have an original play launch the centre. Off he [...]