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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

2212, 2017

Our Righteous Deeds

By |December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Gerry Turcotte Carillon, News, News and Events|

Our Righteous Deeds by Dr. Gerry Turcotte, President, St. Mary’s University Where are your acts of charity? Where are your righteous deeds? ~Tobit 2.14~ Every year St. Mary’s University in Calgary puts together a volunteer [...]

2012, 2017

Merry Christmas

By |December 20th, 2017|Categories: Events, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

As we prepare for the Christmas season, we reflect on a year that saw many exciting and wonderful initiatives come to life. From the creation of the President’s Volunteer Team, to hosting the Truth and [...]

1912, 2017

Stampede Royalty

By |December 19th, 2017|Categories: News, News and Events|

StMU biology student Jessica Wilson named Stampede Princess for 2018 For St. Mary’s University biology student Jessica Wilson it seems that dreams really do come true. Having grown up with a love for horses and [...]

1212, 2017

A Paws-itive affect

By |December 12th, 2017|Categories: Events, News, News and Events|

Pet Therapy session with PALS Calgary provides stress relief for StMU Students With the semester winding down and exam anxiety ramping, the Pet Access League (PALS) of Calgary provided St. Mary’s students with the perfect [...]

612, 2017

A Walk in the Park

By |December 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

St. Mary's University science faculty members and students pose with Shannon Phillips, Minister of Environment and Parks and Calgary-Shaw MLA Graham Sucha. St. Mary's University welcomes Shannon Phillips, Minister of Environment and Parks [...]

512, 2017

Striving towards inclusivity

By |December 5th, 2017|Categories: Featured Articles, Leadership, News, News and Events|

Rafael De La Pena, Director of the Centre for Learning, Access and Student Success (CLASS) with the Premier's Council Award of Excellence.   St. Mary’s University Awarded 2017 Premier’s Council on the Status [...]