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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

2108, 2017

Shining Star

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

St. Mary’s student Ashley Rosales dazzles during One Rock Festival To say that Ashley Rosales has a full schedule may be an understatement. This local performer is a cantor at St. Anthony’s parish, a vocal [...]

1508, 2017

The Reformation at 500: Martin Luther and the Birth of Protestantism

By |August 15th, 2017|Categories: Events, News and Events|0 Comments

2017 marks the five hundredth anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation. On October 31, 1517 Martin Luther, an Augustinian Monk and Professor of the New Testament at Wittenberg University posted his 95 theses against [...]

908, 2017

Redevelopment Project Update

By |August 9th, 2017|Categories: News, News and Events|0 Comments

As we enter into the final month before school begins in earnest we are excited to announce that our redevelopment projects around campus are nearing completion. Substantial work has been done to St. Basil’s Hall [...]

808, 2017

History all around

By |August 8th, 2017|Categories: Events, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

St. Mary’s University participates in Historic Calgary Week On Wednesday, August 2, 2017 St. Mary’s University treated around 30 members of the community to a walking tour around StMU’s historical campus as one of the [...]

2507, 2017
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Setting the Stage

By |July 25th, 2017|Categories: News, News and Events|0 Comments

Drama course leads former St. Mary’s Student on life-long odyssey Growing up in a household where her two parents and an older brother were musicians, it was always safe to assume that music would be [...]

2407, 2017
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Flipping for Flap-Jacks!

By |July 24th, 2017|Categories: Events, News and Events|0 Comments

St. Mary’s University’s Stampede Breakfast a hit with community There is something about the smell of fresh pancakes and sausage on a bright and sunny day that just seems to lift the spirits, couple that [...]