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, Bachelor of Education (Secondary) Program, as well as our two-year Diploma in Entrepreneurship & Social Responsibility.

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

2703, 2023

Alumni Spotlight: Carmela DiMaio

By |March 27th, 2023|Categories: Alumni, News, News and Events|

Carmela poses during L'Arche's 2022 Fun Run. St. Mary's University Alumni Carmela DiMaio may have graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2021, but she continues to feel like part of [...]

2303, 2023

Inclusivity takes center stage at StMU through unique program partnership

By |March 23rd, 2023|Categories: Academics, News, News and Events|

Through a partnership with The Integrated Post-Secondary Education (IPSE) Society of Alberta, St. Mary’s and the IPSE are working together to bring inclusion to higher learning and university life. As a non-profit organization, the IPSE [...]

1603, 2023

Celebrate the upcoming class of 2023 at our annual Capstone Conferences

By |March 16th, 2023|Categories: Academics, News, News and Events|

Everyone is invited to join us on the historic St. Mary's campus to celebrate our upcoming class of 2023 at our annual Capstone Conferences. From April 17 -18, we will be recognizing academic excellence at [...]

1303, 2023

Celebrating French language learning & our Specialized Practicum program partners

By |March 13th, 2023|Categories: Academics, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

Last week, we hosted a small gathering on our historic campus in celebration of French language learning to show appreciation for our treasured community and school district partners in our French Pedagogy Program. This program [...]

803, 2023

Universities Canada: St. Mary’s University president reflects on International Women’s Day

By |March 8th, 2023|Categories: News, News and Events|

This article is available on Universities Canada's Media Room here. This year’s theme for Women’s Day is “embrace equity.” What does that mean to you? To me, embracing equity looks like showing up with courage [...]

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