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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

2011, 2018

Social Justice Expo 2019

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

StMU Social Justice Expo Environment is Everything. StMU Students 4 Social Justice are calling students to submit projects, papers and/or presentations on environmental justice (ie. innovative ways to re-use waste, effective strategies to raise awareness, [...]

2011, 2018

Lightning Recap Nov 16th

By |November 20th, 2018|Categories: Athletics, Men's Basketball, News, News and Events, Women’s Basketball|

Lightning Recap Nov 16th Emily Wagner, Student Athlete The Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams take to the court on Friday Nov 16th against the Olds College Broncos. The Women’s basketball team had been [...]

2011, 2018

Psychology Research Experience

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

Resilience Psychology Research Experience Gain experience in psychology research Learn skills to be more resilient Have fun and meet new people We are running a resilience-building program Dealing with the stress of midterms, term papers, [...]

611, 2018

Off to Nationals

By |November 6th, 2018|Categories: Athletics, Cross Country, Fitness Centre|

Off to Nationals Rebecca Johnson, StMU Student Athlete It has been said that St. Mary’s University punches above its weight and this thought certainly applies to our varsity athletes as well. For the [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

Hope & Joy Through Contemplative Practices

January 10 @ 6:30 pm - January 31 @ 6:30 pm

Eucharistic Celebration

January 16 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Alumni Networking Night Toronto

January 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Lightning vs. Lions

January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Lightning vs. Lions

January 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sunday Mass

January 20 @ 4:30 pm

Indigenous Voices: Winter Seasonal Teachings

January 22 @ 8:00 am - February 12 @ 5:00 pm

Lightning vs. Clippers

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

View the Event Calendar