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

2901, 2019

Deighton hits the century mark for StMU Lightning

By |January 29th, 2019|Categories: Athletics, Men's Basketball, Women’s Basketball|

CALGARY, ALTA - Saturday January 26, 2019 will be a day that Sydney Deighton will remember for quite some time, as the fifth-year guard out of Calgary suited up in her 100th career regular season [...]

1801, 2019

Lightning Basketball Player Isaac Amsing

By |January 18th, 2019|Categories: Athletics, Cross Country, Men's Basketball, Women’s Basketball|

301, 2019

Ghost images remind us of the great cycle of life

By |January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Gerry Turcotte Articles|

2012, 2018

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

By |December 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

St. Mary’s University will be closed during the holiday season beginning on Friday, December 21 at noon and will reopen Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a [...]

1212, 2018

Paws and Effect

By |December 12th, 2018|Categories: Events, News, News and Events|

Paws and effect StMU Psychology students delve into benefit of pet assisted therapy As the winter semester comes to a close and stress levels raise with exams and the holiday season right around the corner, [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

Am I Gifted?

March 24 @ 4:00 pm

Writing Centre Labs

March 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Exchanging Ideas: Universities Connected

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Drama Performance – Cocktails at Pam’s

March 30 @ 2:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Am I Called?

March 31 @ 4:00 pm

Women’s Lightning ID Camp

April 5 @ 5:45 pm - April 6 @ 7:00 pm

Drama Collective 2019

April 5 @ 7:00 pm

Men’s Lightning ID Camp

April 5 @ 7:45 pm - April 6 @ 9:45 pm

View the Event Calendar