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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

412, 2018

Volunteer Opportunity – L’Arche Christmas Pageant

By |December 4th, 2018|Categories: President's Volunteer Team|

Date: December 7 Time: 4:00pm-8:00pm Location: McGivney Hall, St. Mary’s University, 14500 Bannister Road SE, Calgary The next President’s Volunteer Team event is fast approaching! We will be supporting the L’Arche Calgary Christmas Pageant. We [...]

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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