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

607, 2023
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Phone Service Disruption

By |July 6th, 2023|Categories: News|

StMU will be migrating to a new phone system on Friday, July 7, 2023 at 7:00 AM.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and assure you that our team is working to complete [...]

507, 2023

History of the StMU water tower: Calgary landmark for over 100 years

By |July 5th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

As one of Calgary’s most prominent landmarks, the water tower at St. Mary’s University stands as a symbol of our city’s heritage. Originally built in 1921 on the Midnapore site in Fish Creek Park, the [...]

2806, 2023

First StMU Alumni Tailgate Brings Community Together

By |June 28th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

On Saturday, June 24th St. Mary’s University hosted our first alumni tailgate event in celebration of the graduating class of 2023!  With over 100 people in attendance, we gathered at McMahon Stadium for some fun [...]

1906, 2023

Indigenous Peoples Day 2023: Resources & Events

By |June 19th, 2023|Categories: Indigenous Initiatives, News, News and Events|

June 21st is recognized as National Indigenous Peoples Day and is an opportunity to celebrate and acknowledge the values, traditions, history and resilience of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples and communities in Canada. This week, [...]

1406, 2023

Congratulations, Class of 2023!

By |June 14th, 2023|Categories: News, News and Events|

Last week, St. Mary’s University held our 2023 convocation ceremonies at St. Albert The Great Parish. There was a strong sense of celebration and pride throughout these ceremonies, as faculty, staff, family and loved ones [...]

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