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

1411, 2022

Métis Week at StMU: Campus Activities and Learning Resources

By |November 14th, 2022|Categories: Indigenous Initiatives, News, News and Events|

Today marks the beginning of Métis Week, a time to celebrate the culture, history and contributions of Métis people. This week is formed around Louis Riel Day, which is held every year on November 16th [...]

411, 2022

Thank you to everyone who attended the Installation of Dr. Sinda Vanderpool. Video and photos from the ceremony are available here

By |November 4th, 2022|Categories: News, News and Events|

Dr. Vanderpool pictured with Bishop McGrattan at the October 28th installation ceremony. Last week, on Friday, October 28th, 2022, Dr. Sinda Vanderpool was formally installed as St. Mary’s University’s president and vice-chancellor. The ceremony [...]

311, 2022

Lightning women’s cross country team brings home silver at the ACAC Cross Country Championships

By |November 3rd, 2022|Categories: Athletics, Cross Country, News, News and Events|

After a very close competition at the ACAC Cross Country Championships at Gold Bar Park in Edmonton on Saturday, Oct. 29, we’re excited to share that our women’s team brought home silver! The Lightning women’s [...]

211, 2022

Interested in volunteering with StMU at the Field of Crosses? Here’s what you need to know

By |November 2nd, 2022|Categories: News, News and Events, President's Volunteer Team|

The next St. Mary’s President's Volunteer Team event is fast approaching! St. Mary’s is honoured to once again accept sole responsibility to set up and light 3,600 candles at the crosses of our fallen soldiers from [...]

111, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: The Big Cheese, Isaac Bignell

By |November 1st, 2022|Categories: Alumni, News, News and Events|

St. Mary’s University Alumni, Isaac Bignell, may have studied Liberal Arts at St. Mary’s University – but his career path took him down a path that was ‘feta’ than he could have ever dreamed as [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

Film Screening: Berkley Brady’s ‘Dark Nature’

Film Screening: Berkley Brady’s ‘Dark Nature’

January 20, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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