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
  • Gerry Turcotte Article

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
  • St. Mary's University

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
  • Maggie Marsdin

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 [...]

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