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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

2709, 2019

Seeing is believing straight from the heart

By |September 27th, 2019|Categories: Gerry Turcotte Articles|

Seeing is believing straight from the heart by Dr. Gerry Turcotte, President, St. Mary’s University For many of us of a certain age, “Who Are You?” by the Who is a seminal song, made popular [...]

1709, 2019

Making a difference together – President’s Volunteer Team Orientation

By |September 17th, 2019|Categories: Events, Giving, News, News and Events, President's Volunteer Team|

Over one hundred students turned out to pledge their names and commitment to the President’s Volunteer Team at the orientation held on Monday, September 16th. The initiative, which launched two years ago, serves as a [...]

1609, 2019

Valentine Cup a hit as Student team captures trophy!

By |September 16th, 2019|Categories: Athletics, Events, Giving, News, News and Events|

The annual Valentine Cup ball hockey game returned to St. Mary’s University after a year’s hiatus with a thrilling game that saw the student team overpower the St. Mary’s staff and faculty team by a [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

Book Launch – Patrick Walsh

November 15 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Discovery Yoga

November 18 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Discovery Yoga

November 21 @ 8:45 am - 9:45 am

Humanities 101 – 10th Anniversary Dinner

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Elder Storytelling in the Library

November 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

2019 Report to Community Launch Event

November 28 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am

Discovery Yoga

November 28 @ 8:45 am - 9:45 am

The Ghost Wilderness, a dramatic play

November 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Ghost Wilderness, a dramatic play

November 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A Million Dreams – Christmas Concert

December 1 @ 8:00 pm - December 2 @ 8:00 pm

Discovery Yoga

December 2 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm

View the Event Calendar