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

407, 2019

What It Felt Like – ft. Dr. Cory Wright-Maley

By |July 4th, 2019|Categories: Faculty Publications|

How could any teacher think these historical games were good ideas? The short answer: Teachers with no sense of perspective tried to make history personal and ended up reinforcing white supremacy in the name of [...]

1006, 2019

From Beginning to End

By |June 10th, 2019|Categories: Science|

Capstone projects a major success For the St. Mary’s University students who presented their Capstone projects this year it was the culmination of their academic and intellectual experience used to demonstrate learning acquisition and individual [...]

805, 2019

St. Mary’s University to honour Dr. Allan Markin at Convocation Ceremony

By |May 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

TO: Assignment Editors/News Directors WHAT: St. Mary’s University to honour Dr. Allan Markin at Convocation Ceremony WHERE: St. Albert the Great Parish, 10 Prestwick Drive SE, Calgary, AB WHEN:Friday, May 10, 2019, Ceremony at 2:00pm [...]

805, 2019

Congratulations to the class of 2019

By |May 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

At Convocation we celebrate and honour the accomplishments of our exceptional students. Wherever they may go into this incredible world that awaits them, St. Mary’s University will always remain their home. May the students celebrate [...]

705, 2019

In Memoriam of Jean Vanier

By |May 7th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

St. Mary’s University is saddened to learn of the death of Jean Vanier, a respected Canadian and founder of L’Arche, the international network of communities where people with and without intellectual disabilities live and work [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

New Student Orientation -Fall 2019

September 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

PALS – The pups are back!

September 5 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Watercolours For Novices

September 6 @ 6:00 pm - October 4 @ 6:00 pm

Sacred Arts – Walk & Talk

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

View the Event Calendar