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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

1610, 2018

Bishop’s Dinner 2018

By |October 16th, 2018|Categories: Events, Giving, News and Events|

The Bishop's Dinner has a long history of giving back to the community, and this year, we are celebrating Catholic Education and five incredible programs that support some of our most vulnerable students. Providing opportunities [...]

1610, 2018

Storm Gathering – Lightning Athletics in Action Oct 12-13 Weekend

By |October 16th, 2018|Categories: Athletics, Basketball, News, News and Events|

The basketball season is officially underway for the St. Mary’s University Lightning teams in what was a busy weekend of action that saw all Lightning athletics teams in action. The basketball teams faced a tough [...]

910, 2018

Running Around the World – Kim McEwan

By |October 9th, 2018|Categories: Athletics, Basketball, Women’s Basketball|

310, 2018

Volunteer Opportunity – Pass it on clothing opportunity

By |October 3rd, 2018|Categories: President's Volunteer Team, Uncategorized|

Date: October 12 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Location: Father Lacombe High School, 3615 Radcliffe Drive SE, Calgary The next President’s Volunteer Team event is fast approaching! We will be supporting the Pass It [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

Seasonal Teachings from Treaty 7 – Autumn

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

Eucharistic Celebration

October 17 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Yoga Friday!

October 19 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

November 2018 Open House

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

A Dynamic Collaboration

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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