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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

2106, 2019

There’s plenty of gain from this pain

By |June 21st, 2019|Categories: Gerry Turcotte Articles|

There’s plenty of gain from this pain by Dr. Gerry Turcotte, President, St. Mary’s University Recently I experienced a rather serious injury. The official version is that I fell off a 15-foot ladder while rescuing [...]

1006, 2019

From Beginning to End

By |June 10th, 2019|Categories: Science|

Capstone projects a major success For the St. Mary’s University students who presented their Capstone projects this year it was the culmination of their academic and intellectual experience used to demonstrate learning acquisition and individual [...]

3005, 2019

‘Soft’ approach triumphs

By |May 30th, 2019|Categories: Gerry Turcotte Articles|

‘Soft’ approach triumphs by Dr. Gerry Turcotte, President, St. Mary’s University I always look forward to the spring. It is when our university celebrates convocation, and while this is usually an all-consuming, logistically complex event, [...]

805, 2019

St. Mary’s University to honour Dr. Allan Markin at Convocation Ceremony

By |May 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

TO: Assignment Editors/News Directors WHAT: St. Mary’s University to honour Dr. Allan Markin at Convocation Ceremony WHERE: St. Albert the Great Parish, 10 Prestwick Drive SE, Calgary, AB WHEN:Friday, May 10, 2019, Ceremony at 2:00pm [...]

805, 2019

Congratulations to the class of 2019

By |May 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

At Convocation we celebrate and honour the accomplishments of our exceptional students. Wherever they may go into this incredible world that awaits them, St. Mary’s University will always remain their home. May the students celebrate [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

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

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