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

1303, 2020

March 13 UPDATE: Information regarding COVID-19

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

March 13 UPDATE: Information regarding COVID-19 Alberta is adopting aggressive new public health measures to help limit the spread of the novel coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19. Effective immediately, the Alberta government is asking all [...]

1103, 2020

Information regarding COVID-19

By |March 11th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

The health and safety of our community is our number one priority. The situation is rapidly evolving, and we will continue to adjust our institutional response plan as necessary. Our ERT and Executive Teams are [...]

1103, 2020
  • Gerry Turcotte Article

The Wiki and wacky world of St. Isidore

By |March 11th, 2020|Categories: Gerry Turcotte Articles|

The Wiki and wacky world of St. Isidore by Dr. Gerry Turcotte, President, St. Mary’s University As I was driving to work this week, I saw a sign outside a neighbourhood church. It read: “Prayer [...]

603, 2020

Lightning Playoff Recap

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: Athletics, Women’s Basketball|

The Lightning Women's basketball program made its sixth consecutive trip back to championships this week and last night squared off against the NAIT Ooks in quarter finals action. The Lightning were well prepared for the [...]

403, 2020

Lightnings’ 8-player roster shines

By |March 4th, 2020|Categories: Athletics, Women’s Basketball|

With only eight players on the roster for the second half of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women's basketball 2019-2020 regular season, no one on the St. Mary's University Lightning should be complaining about [...]

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

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Information regarding COVID-19

Notice: Important update regarding classes and practicum placements

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