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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

2810, 2022

News release: Dr. Sinda Vanderpool formally installed as St. Mary’s University’s fourth president and vice-chancellor

By |October 28th, 2022|Categories: News, News and Events|

CALGARY – Dr. Sinda Vanderpool, who took the helm of St. Mary’s University in July 2022, has now been officially installed as St. Mary’s University’s fourth president and vice-chancellor. The installation ceremony and Mass took [...]

2610, 2022

Recent CWL lecture series explores the role of the Catholic university in the 21st century

By |October 26th, 2022|Categories: News, News and Events|

Our moderator Dr. Peter Baltutis, esteemed guest lecturers, CWL representatives and President, Dr. Sinda Vanderpool. Last month, we were thrilled to have over eighty attendees at our recent CWL lecture series, a sizeable [...]

2510, 2022

News release: St. Mary’s University joins Universities Canada

By |October 25th, 2022|Categories: News, News and Events|

CALGARY – St. Mary’s University has been granted Universities Canada membership effective immediately. During its fall membership meeting, Universities Canada members approved St. Mary’s University’s application, making it the 97th member of the national association. [...]

2110, 2022

News release: Dr. Sinda Vanderpool to be formally installed as St. Mary’s University’s fourth president and vice-chancellor

By |October 21st, 2022|Categories: News, News and Events|

CALGARY – Dr. Sinda Vanderpool, who took the helm of St. Mary’s University in July 2022, will be formally installed as St. Mary’s University’s fourth president and vice-chancellor at a special ceremony on Friday, October [...]

1910, 2022

Sun shines as the lightning strike on the ACAC Grand Prix #4

By |October 19th, 2022|Categories: Athletics, Cross Country, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

The St. Mary’s University cross country team struck again as we hosted the ACAC Grand Prix #4 on our home course on October 15. It was a beautiful day to be outdoors, with participants taking [...]

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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