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

2111, 2017

Giving Tuesday

By |November 21st, 2017|Categories: Events, News, News and Events|0 Comments

Get it? Got it? Give! November 28 is GivingTuesday. GivingTuesday is an entire day dedicated to individuals giving back in a way that is meaningful to them and it’s the perfect opportunity to start [...]

911, 2017

Remembrance Day

By |November 9th, 2017|Categories: News, News and Events|0 Comments

At St. Mary’s University, we honour the more than 2.3 million Canadians who fought for our nation in World War I (1914-1918), World War II (1939-1945), and the Korean War (1950-1953), as well as those [...]

211, 2017

ACAC Cross Country Championships Recap 2017

By |November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Athletics, Cross Country, Events, News, News and Events|0 Comments

A small but determined group of St. Mary’s athletes put their best foot forward at the ACAC XC Running Championships at Red Deer College on Saturday, October 28. The team, which has been depleted by [...]

2610, 2017

Schools mounting ambitious plans with Indigenous communities

By |October 26th, 2017|Categories: News, News and Events|0 Comments

Every Catholic college and university in Canada has woken up to the call for truth and reconciliation between Indigenous Canadians and the rest of us.

2410, 2017

Lightning Recap – Oct. 20-21

By |October 24th, 2017|Categories: Athletics, Basketball, Events, News, News and Events, Women’s Basketball|0 Comments

Lightning Basketball teams wrap up week one Rattlers strike first blood It was a busy weekend for the St. Mary’s University Lightning basketball teams with both squads kicking off the regular season at home. The [...]

2310, 2017

2017 Hitmen Teddy Bear Toss

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

We want to support our Calgary Hitmen students by inviting St. Mary’s University’s students, staff, faculty and community to the Teddy Bear Toss on December 10th! Fans are encouraged to bring teddy bears to the [...]