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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

2111, 2018

Giving Tuesday – Nov.27th

By |November 21st, 2018|Categories: Events, Giving, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

Get it? Got it? Give! November 27th 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 [...]

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

Lightning vs. Broncos

February 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sunday Mass

February 17 @ 4:30 pm

Eucharistic Celebration

February 20 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Lightning vs. Rattlers

February 22 @ 6:00 pm

Writing Centre Labs

February 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Tae Kwon-Do Self Defence

March 7 @ 11:35 am - 12:25 pm

24th Annual President’s Dinner

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the Circle – Reconciliation on Campus

March 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Spring into Summer: Plants to Know

April 23 @ 5:00 pm - May 14 @ 5:00 pm

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