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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

1411, 2019

Lightning Recap – Nov.1 & 2

By |November 14th, 2019|Categories: Athletics, Men's Basketball, Women’s Basketball|

Basketball Men’s and Women’s Basketball took to the court this past weekend. Friday night the teams played host to the visiting Red Deer College Queens and Kings. The women’s game was a battle right from [...]

1311, 2019

FCJ Centre Advertisement – Navigating Grief and Loss in the Here and Now

By |November 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

1111, 2019

Remembrance Day 2019

By |November 11th, 2019|Categories: News, News and Events|

At St. Mary’s University, we honour the more than 2.3 million Canadians who fought for our nation in World War I (1914-1918), World War II (1939-1945), and the Korean War (1950-1953), as well as those [...]

611, 2019

Giving Tuesday – Dec. 3

By |November 6th, 2019|Categories: Events, Giving, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

Get it? Got it? Give! December 3rd is Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday is an entire day dedicated to individuals giving back in a way that is meaningful to them, and with Giving Tuesday rapidly approaching [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

Discovery Yoga

November 21 @ 8:45 am - 9:45 am

Humanities 101 – 10th Anniversary Dinner

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Elder Storytelling in the Library

November 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Nov.22 – Lightning vs Broncos

November 22 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Transcendent Faith Formation series – Nov.26

November 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

2019 Report to Community Launch Event

November 28 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am

Discovery Yoga

November 28 @ 8:45 am - 9:45 am

The Ghost Wilderness, a dramatic play

November 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Ghost Wilderness, a dramatic play

November 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A Million Dreams – Christmas Concert

December 1 @ 8:00 pm - December 2 @ 8:00 pm

View the Event Calendar