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

903, 2018

Rimers of Eldritch Preview

By |March 9th, 2018|Categories: Events, News, News and Events|

The St. Mary’s University Drama program will present The Rimers of Eldritch, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Landford Wilson’s gripping play about a declining mining town in middle America inhabited by characters frustrated with their lives but [...]

903, 2018

The Accent of God

By |March 9th, 2018|Categories: Gerry Turcotte Carillon, News, News and Events|

The Accent of God by Dr. Gerry Turcotte, President, St. Mary’s University the Lord confused the language of all the earth… ~Genesis 11:9~ As someone who grew up between languages, I have always been fascinated [...]

503, 2018

Lightning Women Strike Gold

By |March 5th, 2018|Categories: Athletics, Events, News, News and Events, Uncategorized, Women’s Basketball|

Lightning Women Strike Gold Against all odds St. Mary’s University Lightning Women’s Basketball team captures first ACAC Championship in team history On the evening of Saturday, Mar. 3 the St. Mary’s Lighting Women’s Basketball team [...]

2802, 2018

Darwin Day returns to St. Mary’s Campus

By |February 28th, 2018|Categories: Events, News and Events, Science|

In honour of the birthday of one of the most influential minds in biological sciences, Charles Darwin, students of Dr. Scott Lovell’s Biology 377 class and other members of the St. Mary’s community were treated [...]

2802, 2018

ACAC Provincial Championship Tournament

By |February 28th, 2018|Categories: Athletics, Events, News, News and Events, Uncategorized, Women’s Basketball|

Join us in congratulating our Women's Basketball team as they have qualified for the ACAC Provincial Championship Tournament!

The Rimers of Eldritch: Drama Main Stage Show

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - March 24 @ 7:00 pm

Momento Mori: 1st Year Drama Collective

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - March 29 @ 7:00 pm

Métis Jigging Classes Day 3

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Métis Jigging Classes Day 4

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

View the Event Calendar