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

611, 2018

Off to Nationals

By |November 6th, 2018|Categories: Athletics, Cross Country, Fitness Centre|

Off to Nationals Rebecca Johnson, StMU Student Athlete It has been said that St. Mary’s University punches above its weight and this thought certainly applies to our varsity athletes as well. For the [...]

2210, 2018

Catholic values drive universities’ goals

By |October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Gerry Turcotte Carillon|

1610, 2018

Bishop’s Dinner 2018

By |October 16th, 2018|Categories: Events, Giving, News and Events|

The Bishop's Dinner has a long history of giving back to the community, and this year, we are celebrating Catholic Education and five incredible programs that support some of our most vulnerable students. Providing opportunities [...]

1610, 2018

Storm Gathering – Lightning Athletics in Action Oct 12-13 Weekend

By |October 16th, 2018|Categories: Athletics, Basketball, News, News and Events, Women’s Basketball|

The basketball season is officially underway for the St. Mary’s University Lightning teams in what was a busy weekend of action that saw all Lightning athletics teams in action. The basketball teams faced a tough [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

Eucharistic Celebration

November 14 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Yoga Friday!

November 16 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Lightning vs. Broncos

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Prof in the Pub!

November 22 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Lightning vs. Rattlers

November 23 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Transcendent – On Goodness

November 30 @ 6:00 pm

PALS – The pups are back!

December 6 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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