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St. Mary’s University is an innovative teaching and research university that provides affordable, accredited and highly valued degrees in Liberal Arts, Sciences and Education.

Located on a historic site in Calgary, Alberta, StMU inspires students to combine academics with a passionate commitment to ethics, social justice and respect for diversity of opinion and belief. St. Mary’s has 1025 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. 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

2209, 2022

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: Learning Resources

By |September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Indigenous Initiatives, News, News and Events|

On September 30th, we ask members of our campus community to wear orange and memorialize the children lost to the Canadian residential school system and take time to honour survivors, their families, and their communities. [...]

2209, 2022

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: Local events

By |September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Events, Indigenous Initiatives, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

Our Friends at the Calgary Foundation have curated local events for Calgarians to participate in this National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30th. Our Director of Indigenous Initiatives, Michelle Scott, has curated the [...]

2209, 2022

StMU Prairie Restoration Blog: Native plants to support local pollinators

By |September 22nd, 2022|Categories: News, News and Events, STMU Stories|

In a previous post, we talked about ways to provide habitat for native pollinators. This week, we will explain more in depth how to plant flowers that can attract native pollinators to your yard. Planting [...]

1609, 2022

StMU Medicine Garden Blog: The Honourable Harvest

By |September 16th, 2022|Categories: News, News and Events, STMU Stories|

On August 18 during the Indigenous Studies Field Course (INST301) the students gathered to  to harvest sweetgrass. As has been mentioned in other posts, the sweetgrass has grown really well in the garden here at [...]

1509, 2022

Indigenous field study course offers unique Land-based experiential learning

By |September 15th, 2022|Categories: Indigenous Initiatives, News, News and Events|

  A recent week-long field study course at St. Mary’s University invited students into an experiential and transformational space to learn more about themselves and their own relationships to Land through Indigenous ways of knowing, [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

Fall Student Retreat

Fall Student Retreat

September 30 @ 4:00 pm - October 1 @ 4:00 pm

Discovery: A Student Led Faith Study

Discovery: A Student Led Faith Study

October 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

October 2022 Open House

October 2022 Open House

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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