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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 six 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, Bachelor of Arts with a major in Social Justice & Catholic Studies 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

1802, 2020
  • Gerry Turcotte Article

Always room for prayer in life’s overflowing jar

By |February 18th, 2020|Categories: Gerry Turcotte Articles|

Always room for prayer in life’s overflowing jar by Dr. Gerry Turcotte, President, St. Mary’s University A good friend of mine, a fellow scotch aficionado, sent me a story which is an adaptation of a [...]

1402, 2020
  • ESA Alumni Panel

B.Ed Alumni Share Wisdom with Aspiring Teachers

By |February 14th, 2020|Categories: Academics|

On Tuesday, February 4, the St. Mary’s University Education Students’ Association welcomed back five St. Mary’s graduates as part of a panel Question and Answer session for second year Bachelor of Education (Elementary) students. The [...]

1002, 2020

Impacting the Student Experience – CUSC Survey

By |February 10th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

CUSC has investigated student experiences and satisfaction since 1994 to gain a better understanding of the Canadian undergraduate student population. The purpose of the survey is to measure student characteristics, experiences, perceptions and satisfaction targeting [...]

302, 2020
  • Calgary Alliance for the Common Good

Calgary Alliance for the Common Good – February Core Team Workshop

By |February 3rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Join us for our February Core Team Workshop Our core team workshops are focused on supporting our member organizations' core team so that they can use the skills and processes of community organizing to strengthen [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

Ripe with Possibility: Exhibition is open

February 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Ripe with Possibility: Exhibition is open

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

PALS – Pups on campus!

February 27 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Ripe with Possibility: Exhibition is open

February 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Prof in the Pub – Dr. Trent Davis

February 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Darwin Day

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Beading, Bannock and Banter on Feb. 28

February 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Feb.28 – Lightning vs Kings & Queens

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Ripe with Possibility: Exhibition is open

February 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

StMU Employment & Volunteer Fair 2020

March 3 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

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