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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

1304, 2018

An amazing year for President’s Volunteer Team

By |April 13th, 2018|Categories: News, News and Events, President's Volunteer Team, Social Justice|

It has been an amazing first year of existence for the St. Mary’s University President’s Volunteer Team, an initiative borne of the idea that as a community united, St. Mary’s students, faculty and staff can [...]

1204, 2018

In Memoriam of Brittney Rayson-Stevenson

By |April 12th, 2018|Categories: In Memoriam, News|

Brittney Rayson-Stevenson, an alumna of St. Mary’s University and a current student, passed away unexpectedly after a short illness. After graduating in 2016 with her BA with a Concentration in General Studies (with a focus [...]

1204, 2018

The Mauro Gallery at St. Mary’s University opens its historic doors

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

On Monday, April 9th 2018 St. Mary’s University opened the doors to a unique new space on campus, The Mauro Gallery, within the historic Water Tower on the St. Mary’s campus. This amazing [...]

1104, 2018

Jersey Day for Humboldt Broncos

By |April 11th, 2018|Categories: Events, News, News and Events|

On Thursday, April 12th, 2018 the St. Mary’s University community is encouraged to trade in your usual weekday attire and don a hockey jersey of your choice to honour those affected in the Humboldt Broncos [...]

504, 2018

Call for Submissions! The Attic

By |April 5th, 2018|Categories: News, News and Events|

THE ATTIC THE ST. MARY’S UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF UNDERGRADUATE PAPERS Call for Submissions! Dr. Gayle Thrift, editor of the journal, The Attic, is soliciting examples of your most exemplary work. She will be selecting first [...]

Grad Expo 2018

May 8 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

May 2018 Open House

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Convocation 2018

May 11 @ 2:00 pm

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