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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

2603, 2019

The Power of Volunteering

By |March 26th, 2019|Categories: President's Volunteer Team|

The Power of Volunteering Lance Dixon “If our hopes of building a better and safer world are to become more than wishful thinking, we will need the engagement of volunteers more than ever.” — Kofi [...]

2003, 2019

St. Mary’s University Lightning net USport Transfer

By |March 20th, 2019|Categories: Athletics, Men's Basketball, Women’s Basketball|

The StMU Lightning Men’s Basketball program is excited to welcome Wil Konybai into the fold for the 2019-2020 season. This will be a homecoming of sorts for the Calgary native who began his post-secondary career [...]

1503, 2019

Taking to the stage

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: Events, News, News and Events|

Taking to the Stage St. Mary’s University Drama Program set to debut three new productions For the past three years first-year drama students at St. Mary’s University have created their own work through the collective [...]

1303, 2019

St. Mary’s University mixes Catholic studies and social justice in new program

By |March 13th, 2019|Categories: News, News and Events|

For Caroline Burns, the search is over. She has finally found a university program that will instruct her Catholic faith and provide a degree in a field of interest. Next fall, Burns will be in [...]

603, 2019

Free Exchange Creative Night

By |March 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Our first creative night is going to be hosted on Friday, March 8, 2019 in TIA House in the Social Science Building on the University of Calgary campus from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.

St. Mary’s University Events

Stampede Breakfast 2019

July 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Summer Wellness Institute for Teachers

July 17 @ 9:00 am - July 19 @ 3:30 pm

PALS – The pups are back!

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

View the Event Calendar