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

1102, 2019

Spiritual Wellness: The gift of a companion in our search for meaning

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

Spiritual Wellness: The gift of a companion in our search for meaning A conversation with Dr. Charles Pottie-Pate, sj By Dr. Lance Dixon, Director of Campus Ministry Fr. Charles, you have visited our campus quite [...]

102, 2019

NCHA Survey

By |February 1st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

What is NCHA? The National College Health Assessment (NCHA) is a national research survey organized by the American College Health Association to assist college health service providers, health educators, counsellors, and administrators in collecting data [...]

102, 2019

Make Some Noise

By |February 1st, 2019|Categories: Athletics, Events, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

St. Mary’s University Community unites to Make Some Noise for Mental Health CALGARY – Members of the St. Mary’s University community marched around campus on Thursday, January 31 in a mobile pep rally in support [...]

102, 2019

Introducing St. Mary’s Safe App

By |February 1st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Introducing St. Mary's Safe App St. Mary’s University is pleased to announce the release a dynamic new safety application called St. Mary’s Safe that will allow students, staff, faculty, and other StMU community members to [...]

2901, 2019

Deighton hits the century mark for StMU Lightning

By |January 29th, 2019|Categories: Athletics, Men's Basketball, Women’s Basketball|

CALGARY, ALTA - Saturday January 26, 2019 will be a day that Sydney Deighton will remember for quite some time, as the fifth-year guard out of Calgary suited up in her 100th career regular season [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

Sunday Mass

February 17 @ 4:30 pm

Eucharistic Celebration

February 20 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Lightning vs. Rattlers

February 22 @ 6:00 pm

Writing Centre Labs

February 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Tae Kwon-Do Self Defence

March 7 @ 11:35 am - 12:25 pm

24th Annual President’s Dinner

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the Circle – Reconciliation on Campus

March 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Spring into Summer: Plants to Know

April 23 @ 5:00 pm - May 14 @ 5:00 pm

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