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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

503, 2019

Books mark the many pages of our lives

By |March 5th, 2019|Categories: Gerry Turcotte Articles|

Books mark the many pages of our lives by Dr. Gerry Turcotte, President, St. Mary’s University I was recently tagged on a Twitter post in what has been called the Book Challenge. If invited, the [...]

103, 2019

CUSC Survey – Impacting the Student Experience

By |March 1st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

CUSC has investigated student experiences and satisfaction since 1994 to gain a better understanding of the Canadian undergraduate student population. The purpose of the survey is to measure student characteristics, experiences, perceptions and satisfaction targeting [...]

103, 2019

Discussion and Book Signing with Mary Jo Leddy

By |March 1st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Join acclaimed author and human rights advocate Mary Jo Leddy as she discusses her new book, Why Are We Here? A Meditation on Canada. A book signing will follow the talk; copies of the book [...]

1102, 2019

Spiritual Wellness: The gift of a companion in our search for meaning

By |February 11th, 2019|Categories: Events, News, News and Events|

Spiritual Wellness: The gift of a companion in our search for meaning A conversation with Dr. Charles Pottie-Pate, sj By Dr. Lance Dixon, Director of Campus Ministry Fr. Charles, you have visited our campus quite [...]

102, 2019

NCHA Survey

By |February 1st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

What is NCHA? The National College Health Assessment (NCHA) is a national research survey organized by the American College Health Association to assist college health service providers, health educators, counsellors, and administrators in collecting data [...]

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