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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

1212, 2017

A Paws-itive affect

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

Pet Therapy session with PALS Calgary provides stress relief for StMU Students With the semester winding down and exam anxiety ramping, the Pet Access League (PALS) of Calgary provided St. Mary’s students with the perfect [...]

612, 2017

A Walk in the Park

By |December 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

St. Mary's University science faculty members and students pose with Shannon Phillips, Minister of Environment and Parks and Calgary-Shaw MLA Graham Sucha. St. Mary's University welcomes Shannon Phillips, Minister of Environment and Parks [...]

512, 2017

Striving towards inclusivity

By |December 5th, 2017|Categories: Featured Articles, News, News and Events|0 Comments

Rafael De La Pena, Director of the Centre for Learning, Access and Student Success (CLASS) with the Premier's Council Award of Excellence.   St. Mary’s University Awarded 2017 Premier’s Council on the Status [...]

2811, 2017

Volunteerism embraced at St. Mary’s University

By |November 28th, 2017|Categories: News, News and Events|0 Comments

The President’s Volunteer Team provides a glimpse into the heart and soul of St. Mary’s University. Each year, dozens of representatives from the school — both staff and students — head into the community to [...]

2311, 2017

President’s Volunteer Team

By |November 23rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

St. Mary’s University has launched an exciting new initiative this year as a way to help coordinate charitable volunteer efforts and increase the scope and impact that these endeavours will have on the community. The [...]

2211, 2017

Grand Re-Opening of St. Basil’s Hall

By |November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Events, Giving, News and Events|0 Comments

St. Mary’s University Unveils the Gerry and Anna Maier Special Collections Reading Room On Friday, November 17th St. Mary’s University was honoured to celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of St. Basil’s Library and the very special [...]