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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 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

609, 2019

Voice of the wounded is essential for healing

By |September 6th, 2019|Categories: Gerry Turcotte Articles|

Voice of the wounded is essential for healing by Dr. Gerry Turcotte, President, St. Mary’s University Recently I read a wonderful LinkedIn entry by Aron Laxton about the U.S. Navy’s efforts to study and reinforce [...]

409, 2019
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Survival 101 – Fresh in the Fall

By |September 4th, 2019|Categories: News, News and Events|

While my own advice might not be as professional as the Academic Advising departments, being a student looking to soon come around that final lap on my degree has afforded me with some experience to [...]

309, 2019
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A Virtual Sit-Down With an Advising Expert, Maggie Marsdin

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

Maggie Marsdin If you’re one of the new, incoming faces to the community of St. Mary’s, welcome! And welcome back to those returning to school after a lovely, yet unfailingly brief summer break. [...]

209, 2019

Artist in Residence

By |September 2nd, 2019|Categories: FNMI|

St. Mary’s University was pleased to host the last artist’s workshop this past week, guided by the talented Tamara Lee-Anne Cardinal. A partnership with Calgary Arts Development (CADA) enabled Tamara to open an opportunity to [...]

2607, 2019

My New Challenge

By |July 26th, 2019|Categories: Athletics, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

St. Mary's University student-athlete Jordan Britton joins Advancement team for remainder of the summer Written by: Jordan Britton With summertime at the peak of its powers, not only is it time to ensure the barbeque [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

Beading, Bannock and Banter

December 17 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

New Student Orientation – January 2020

January 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Jan.17 – Lightning vs Trojans

January 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Jan.31 – Lightning vs Lions

January 31, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Feb.6 – Lightning vs Kodiaks

February 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

February 2020 Open House

February 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Feb.28 – Lightning vs Kings & Queens

February 28, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

25th Anniversary President’s Dinner

March 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

View the Event Calendar