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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

2012, 2019
  • Gerry Turcotte Article

Truce of 1914: A glimpse of man’s good

By |December 20th, 2019|Categories: Gerry Turcotte Articles|

Truce of 1914: A glimpse of man’s good by Dr. Gerry Turcotte, President, St. Mary’s University It truly does seem, at times, as though the news of the world is relentlessly despairing. Despite claims by [...]

2012, 2019

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

By |December 20th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

St. Mary’s University will be closed during the holiday season beginning on Friday, December 20, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. and will reopen Wednesday, January 2, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. We wish you a Merry Christmas [...]

2511, 2019

L’Arche Calgary’s 4th Annual Christmas Pageant

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

2511, 2019
  • Gerry Turcotte Article

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 [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

Beading, Bannock and Banter on Jan. 24

January 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Ripe with Possibility: Exhibition is open

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Ripe with Possibility: Exhibition is open

January 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Jan.31 – Lightning vs Lions

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

Ripe with Possibility: Exhibition is open

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

Ripe with Possibility: Exhibition is open

February 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Feb.6 – Lightning vs Kodiaks

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

Beading, Bannock and Banter on Feb. 7

February 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

StMU Winter Weekend Retreat

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - February 9 @ 1:00 pm

February 2020 Open House

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Ripe with Possibility: Exhibition is open

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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