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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

1402, 2018

The Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities in Canada’s Statement Relating to Canada Summer Jobs Internships

By |February 14th, 2018|Categories: News, News and Events|

The Association for Catholic Colleges and Universities in Canada (ACCUC) affirms its support of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. We therefore strongly object to the Federal Government’s unreasonable requirement that institutions wishing to [...]

1402, 2018

Alternative/Mainstream: A U.S. Studies Conference

By |February 14th, 2018|Categories: Events, News, News and Events|

Sponsored by the Canadian Association of American Studies and St. Mary’s University.

1202, 2018

A Note from our Student-in-Residence Dani Dykema

By |February 12th, 2018|Categories: News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

When I tell people that I live in a retirement community, I often get a tilted head or confused expression in response. To most people, a student living amongst retired older adults would seem like [...]

602, 2018

An experience of a lifetime

By |February 6th, 2018|Categories: Events, News, News and Events|

German transfer student Christina Linner reflects on her time in Canada and at St. Mary’s University. For most students the end of the fall term is met with relief as exams wrap up and the [...]

102, 2018

Lighting Make Some Noise for Mental Health

By |February 1st, 2018|Categories: Athletics, Basketball, Cross Country, Events, News and Events, Social Justice, Women’s Basketball|

On Wednesday, January 17 students from St. Mary’s University joined members of the St. Mary’s Lightning athletics teams to participate in a campaign to help generate awareness for mental health issues. Make Some Noise for [...]

102, 2018

Psychology Month

By |February 1st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Every February Psychology Month is celebrated in appreciation for the contributions of Canadian psychology and to educate Canadians about how psychology works to help them live happier and healthier lives. Psychology proffesionals aim to flourish [...]