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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

2303, 2020

Listen now – Finding Faith in time of pandemic

By |March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Campus Ministry, Community|

2003, 2020

UPDATE REGARDING CAMPUS CLOSURE

By |March 20th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News, News and Events|

St. Mary’s University is committed to keeping our community healthy and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic and want to assure you that we are taking every precaution to protect the health and well-being of the [...]

1803, 2020

March 18 UPDATE: Remote Delivery of Classes Beginning Thursday, March 19

By |March 18th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News, News and Events|

Beginning tomorrow, THURSDAY, MARCH 19, most classes will resume in a remote delivery format through our new D2L platform at your normal class times. Our students are the heart of the St. Mary’s University community, [...]

1503, 2020

March 15 UPDATE: Information regarding COVID-19

By |March 15th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News, News and Events|

St. Mary’s University will be suspending all in-person classes between Monday, March 16th and Wednesday, March 18th to allow administration and faculty to prepare for the transition to remote learning. In-person classes will not be [...]

1303, 2020

March 13 UPDATE for Education students: Information regarding COVID-19

By |March 13th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News, News and Events|

We have just been notified that CBE and Tsuut’ina Board of Education are not starting any new practicum placements next week. This is a move to mitigate the potential spread of COVID. Therefore, practicum placements [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

Student Ambassador Information Session

April 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Lightning Women’s ID Camp

April 3 @ 5:45 pm - April 4 @ 4:30 pm

Lightning Men’s ID Camp

April 3 @ 7:45 pm - April 4 @ 6:45 pm

SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager 5.0

April 16 @ 8:00 am - April 17 @ 5:00 pm

Ripe with Possibility: Exhibition is open

April 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Ripe with Possibility: Exhibition is open

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Ripe with Possibility: Exhibition is open

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Certified Agile Full Stack Software Developer Bootcamp

May 4 @ 8:00 am - September 18 @ 5:00 pm

May 2020 Open House

May 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Leading SAFe 5.0

May 14 @ 8:00 am - May 15 @ 5:00 pm

View the Event Calendar

Information regarding COVID-19

Notice: Important update regarding classes and practicum placements

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