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

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St. Mary’s University set to embark on a sacred journey to carry a tipi on campus

By |May 12th, 2017|Categories: Events, FNMI, News, News and Events|0 Comments

Upon arrival at St. Mary’s University, Michelle Scott, Director of Indigenous Initiatives at StMU fell in love with the idea of the institution carrying a tipi but had no idea what the incredible journey would [...]

1105, 2017
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Post-secondary education in Calgary is big business

By |May 11th, 2017|Categories: News, News and Events|0 Comments

Study lists annual impact of Calgary post-secondary institutions at $8.6 billion St. Mary’s University was one of seven Calgary post-secondary institutions (PSIs) that took part in a study to determine the annual economic impact that [...]

2604, 2017
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By |April 26th, 2017|Categories: News, News and Events|0 Comments

FCJ Centre Advertisements for STMU – May 2017 Thursday May 4 Christian Meditation Drop In http://www.fcjsisters.ca/PDF/2017/christian_meditation.pdf With: Engeline Piet Place: FCJ Centre, 219 – 19th Avenue S.W. Time: 7:00pm-8pm Cost: Suggested Offering $20.00 Contact: FCJ [...]

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Humanities in Action

By |April 20th, 2017|Categories: Humanities, News and Events|0 Comments

Education and learning can pave a road to personal growth and a brighter future, by opening doors that lead to new opportunities. But what happens when those doors are found sealed and locked? What happens [...]

1904, 2017
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Matusin, Ritchie Shine at Annual Lightning Awards Banquet

By |April 19th, 2017|Categories: Athletics, Basketball, Cross Country, Events, Fitness Centre, News and Events, Women’s Basketball|0 Comments

Karan Matusin and MJ Ritchie are the 2016/17 St. Mary’s Lightning Male and Female Athletes of the year. The two athletes were honoured at the St. Mary’s Lightning Annual Awards Banquet on April 6 at [...]

1904, 2017
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Preaching Grace

By |April 19th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Preaching Grace celebrates the impact of engaging preaching by welcoming a renowned teacher to share their gift during a free public lecture and a hands-on workshop.