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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 six 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, Bachelor of Arts with a major in Social Justice & Catholic Studies 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

3003, 2020

March 30 UPDATE regarding Convocation

By |March 30th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News|

To avoid the uncertain conditions that surround COVID pandemic St. Mary’s University has made the decision to postpone our June 5, 2020 convocation ceremony until November 2020. The new date will be made available mid-June. [...]

3003, 2020
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Free Textbook Access until April 30th!

By |March 30th, 2020|Categories: Academics|

Did you know that students are able to access textbooks online for free until April 30th, 2020? Please click the button below and follow the instructions to create a account and download content. Create an [...]

2403, 2020

A message to the St. Mary’s University community from President Dr. Gerry Turcotte

By |March 24th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News, News and Events|

St. Mary's University President Dr. Gerry Turcotte provides an update to the St. Mary's community on the status of St. Mary's due to COVID-19.

2403, 2020

March 24 UPDATE for Education students

By |March 24th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News, News and Events|

All Education students are to remain home and not return to their practicum placement. Second year students will be assessed to graduate, based on previous practica and their current mid term practicum evaluation. Your point [...]

2303, 2020

Listen now – Finding Faith in time of pandemic

By |March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Campus Ministry, Community|

St. Mary’s University Events

Virtual Mass

April 1 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Student Ambassador Information Session

April 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Lightning Women’s ID Camp

April 3 @ 5:45 pm - April 4 @ 4:30 pm

Lightning Men’s ID Camp

April 3 @ 7:45 pm - April 4 @ 6:45 pm

SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager 5.0

April 16 @ 8:00 am - April 17 @ 5:00 pm

Ripe with Possibility: Exhibition is open

April 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Ripe with Possibility: Exhibition is open

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Ripe with Possibility: Exhibition is open

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Certified Agile Full Stack Software Developer Bootcamp

May 4 @ 8:00 am - September 18 @ 5:00 pm

May 2020 Open House

May 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Leading SAFe 5.0

May 14 @ 8:00 am - May 15 @ 5:00 pm

View the Event Calendar

Information regarding COVID-19

Notice: Important update regarding classes and practicum placements

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