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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

3105, 2018

Turcotte: There’s no such thing as a soft skill

By |May 31st, 2018|Categories: Gerry Turcotte Carillon, News, News and Events, The Mauro Gallery|

2905, 2018

A way with words

By |May 29th, 2018|Categories: Events, News, News and Events|

A way with words St. Mary’s student celebrates publication of new book It is sometimes said that the best opportunities in life often happen by chance, and the same could be said for author and [...]

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 [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

University Pathways

July 2 - July 24

Stories of THIS Land: Come to the Fire

August 15 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Academic Writing Institute

August 27 - October 31

Cross Country ACAC Grand Prix #2

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Liturgical Meanings in Stained Glass

September 22 @ 9:30 am - November 3 @ 9:30 am

Seasonal Teachings from Treaty 7 – Autumn

October 16 @ 6:30 pm - November 6 @ 6:30 pm

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