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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 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

605, 2019

Welcome Home Mosca

By |May 6th, 2019|Categories: Athletics, Men's Basketball, Uncategorized|

Welcome home Mosca Former Lightning standout returns to St. Mary’s to finish basketball career The Lightning men’s basketball program is excited to welcome back another top talent to the upcoming 2019-2020 season. After the recent [...]

305, 2019
  • A fond farewell

A fond farewell

By |May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

St. Mary’s University bid a fond farewell to two exchange students from the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) in Lviv, Ukraine. Sofiia-Solomiia Furtak and Bohdana Kunikevych arrived at St. Mary’s in January and quickly immersed themselves [...]

1804, 2019

Easter – University Closure

By |April 18th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

St. Mary’s University will be closed for Easter beginning Friday, April 19 and will re-open at regular hours on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. From everyone at St. Mary’s University we wish you and your family [...]

1704, 2019

The Historical and Spiritual Importance of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris

By |April 17th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Historical and Spiritual Importance of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris Dr. Peter Baltutis Associate Professor, St. Mary’s University April 16, 2019 Like most people, I was shocked when I first heard the news [...]

1604, 2019

Lighting stars shine bright at annual awards banquet

By |April 16th, 2019|Categories: Athletics, Cross Country, Men's Basketball, Uncategorized, Women’s Basketball|

Lighting stars shine bright at annual awards banquet It was a night of celebration for all of the student athletes on the St. Mary’s University Lightning athletics teams at the annual awards banquet on Thursday [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

New Student Orientation -Fall 2019

September 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

PALS – The pups are back!

September 5 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Watercolours For Novices

September 6 @ 6:00 pm - October 4 @ 6:00 pm

Sacred Arts – Walk & Talk

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

View the Event Calendar