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

1311, 2019

FCJ Centre Advertisement – Navigating Grief and Loss in the Here and Now

By |November 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

1111, 2019

Remembrance Day 2019

By |November 11th, 2019|Categories: News, News and Events|

At St. Mary’s University, we honour the more than 2.3 million Canadians who fought for our nation in World War I (1914-1918), World War II (1939-1945), and the Korean War (1950-1953), as well as those [...]

611, 2019

Giving Tuesday – Dec. 3

By |November 6th, 2019|Categories: Events, Giving, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

Get it? Got it? Give! December 3rd is Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday is an entire day dedicated to individuals giving back in a way that is meaningful to them, and with Giving Tuesday rapidly approaching [...]

2410, 2019

Big Weekend for Lightning Athletics

By |October 24th, 2019|Categories: Athletics, Cross Country, Men's Basketball, Women’s Basketball|

Championship Aspirations It all comes down to this weekend for the St. Mary’s University Lightning Cross-Country team as the runners prepare for the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) Championships this weekend at Confederation Park in [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

Jan.17 – Lightning vs Trojans

January 17 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Beading, Bannock and Banter on Jan. 24

January 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

StMU Winter Weekend Retreat

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - January 26 @ 1:00 pm

Jan.31 – Lightning vs Lions

January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Feb.6 – Lightning vs Kodiaks

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Beading, Bannock and Banter on Feb. 7

February 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

February 2020 Open House

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

View the Event Calendar