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

2109, 2017

Indigenous Careers Award

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: News, News and Events|0 Comments

Award Value: $2,000 per semester / maximum of $4,000 in an academic year Supporting Indigenous Albertans (Status Indian/First Nations, Non-Status Indian/First Nations, Métis or Inuit) in their pursuit of post-secondary studies in bachelor's degree programs [...]

2009, 2017

Lightning Cross Country Grand Prix 2 Recap

By |September 20th, 2017|Categories: Athletics, Cross Country, Events, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lightning Cross-Country teams continue to improve On Saturday, September 16, the St. Mary’s University Lightning Cross-Country teams stepped onto the course again to compete in the second Grand Prix of the ACAC season - The [...]

1409, 2017

Ward 14 BBQ

By |September 14th, 2017|Categories: Events, News, News and Events|0 Comments

Join us at Southcentre Mall on Saturday, September 16th from 11am – 2pm at Councilor Peter Demong’s Ward 14 BBQ and help support local community associations!

1309, 2017
  • Cross Country Grand Prix

Cross Country RoundUp

By |September 13th, 2017|Categories: Athletics, Cross Country, Events, News, News and Events|0 Comments

New Faces lead the way for Lightning Cross Country Program The St. Mary's Lightning athletics year has begun with Cross Country hitting the course for the first ACAC Grand Prix of the year on Saturday [...]

1209, 2017

Valentine Cup

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

Triple threat as Alumni team officially enters competition One of the most anticipated events of the year is almost upon us as teams prepare for the annual St. Mary’s University Valentine Cup, a fiercely contested [...]

109, 2017

St. Mary’s Summer Update

By |September 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

We’ve been busy while you were away Summer doesn’t equal a break for St. Mary’s Staff and Faculty One of the common misconceptions of working in a schooling environment is that everyone assumes that once [...]