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

1805, 2018

A Meeting of Minds

By |May 18th, 2018|Categories: Events, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

A Meeting of Minds St. Mary’s University welcomes Marlin Schmidt, Minister of Advanced Education to campus St. Mary’s University welcomed a very special guest to campus on Thursday, May 10, 2018 as the Honourable Marlin [...]

1105, 2018

A Special Ceremony

By |May 11th, 2018|Categories: Events, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

St. Mary’s University 2018 Indigenous Graduation Ceremony marks important step in cultural journey On Wednesday, May 9, 2018 a special Indigenous Graduation Ceremony was held on the St. Mary’s University campus to honour [...]

405, 2018

Becoming a Go-To Educator

By |May 4th, 2018|Categories: News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

Becoming a Go-To Educator: St. Mary’s University participates in Mental Health Literacy project Staff and faculty of St. Mary’s University have taken steps forward to improve their mental health literacy to better help their students [...]

205, 2018

Foundations of a Catholic University

By |May 2nd, 2018|Categories: News, News and Events|

Foundations of a Catholic University By Michael Duggan, PhD As a Catholic university, St. Mary’s can make a unique contribution to community development in Alberta in the 21st century. This contribution derives from basic principles, [...]

2504, 2018

The Journey

By |April 25th, 2018|Categories: Athletics, Basketball, News, News and Events, Women’s Basketball|

For Montana Romeril and the three other senior players on Lightning Women’s Basketball team, the 2017-18 season was the ultimate culmination of a unique journey. A historic season that resulted in the women capturing the [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

Métis Kitchen Party and Old Time Dance

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

University Pathways

July 2 - July 24

Summer Art Camp

July 9 - July 13

Stampede Breakfast 2018

July 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Summer Art Camp 2

July 16 - July 20

Summer Wellness Institute for Teachers

July 17 @ 9:00 am - July 19 @ 4:00 pm

View the Event Calendar