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

2511, 2019

L’Arche Calgary’s 4th Annual Christmas Pageant

By |November 25th, 2019|Categories: President's Volunteer Team|

2511, 2019

Life’s adversities call forth the bloom

By |November 25th, 2019|Categories: Gerry Turcotte Articles|

Christ child a model for young educators by Dr. Gerry Turcotte, President, St. Mary’s University I was admiring a friend’s potted plant recently when she noted that I had just missed the flowering. “I forgot [...]

1411, 2019

Lightning Recap – Nov.1 & 2

By |November 14th, 2019|Categories: Athletics, Men's Basketball, Women’s Basketball|

Basketball Men’s and Women’s Basketball took to the court this past weekend. Friday night the teams played host to the visiting Red Deer College Queens and Kings. The women’s game was a battle right from [...]

1311, 2019

FCJ Centre Advertisement – Navigating Grief and Loss in the Here and Now

By |November 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

St. Mary’s University Events

New Student Orientation – January 2020

January 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Jan.17 – Lightning vs Trojans

January 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Jan.31 – Lightning vs Lions

January 31, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Feb.6 – Lightning vs Kodiaks

February 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Feb.28 – Lightning vs Kings & Queens

February 28, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

25th Anniversary President’s Dinner

March 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

View the Event Calendar