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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

1212, 2018

Paws and Effect

By |December 12th, 2018|Categories: Events, News, News and Events|

Paws and effect StMU Psychology students delve into benefit of pet assisted therapy As the winter semester comes to a close and stress levels raise with exams and the holiday season right around the corner, [...]

3011, 2018

Voices Abroad – Update #3 from the Ukraine

By |November 30th, 2018|Categories: News, News and Events|

Voices Abroad An update from StMU students participating in the Ukrainian Catholic University Exchange Program Pryvit from Ukraine! I pen this recount of my experience abroad as I sit in a café drinking espresso beside [...]

2911, 2018

Like Sand through the Hourglass

By |November 29th, 2018|Categories: Gerry Turcotte Articles|

Like Sand through the Hourglass by Dr. Gerry Turcotte, President, St. Mary’s University “So Joseph stored up grain in such abundance—like the sand of the sea—that he stopped measuring it; it was beyond measure.” ~ [...]

2611, 2018

Voices Abroad – Update #2 from the Ukraine

By |November 26th, 2018|Categories: News, News and Events|

Voices Abroad An update from StMU students participating in the Ukrainian Catholic University Exchange Program Correspondence by: Hamilton Baudner Hey St Mary's!!! We were greeted by a group of very enthusiastic 10th graders from Lviv [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

Lightning vs. Kings & Queens

January 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Lightning vs. Kings & Queens

January 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Focus on Value: Understanding Your Investments

January 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - March 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

Hope & Joy Through Contemplative Practices

January 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - January 31, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

Lightning vs. Kodiaks

January 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Lightning vs. Kodiaks

January 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Lightning vs. Lions

January 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Lightning vs. Lions

January 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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