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Welcome to

St. Mary’s University

Step onto St. Mary’s University campus and discover a faculty dedicated to developing the whole person — mind, body and spirit. As a vibrant academic community, we offer a transformative educational experience that goes beyond traditional learning.

With our strong emphasis on liberal arts and sciences, we provide a well-rounded education that nurtures intellectual growth. But we don’t stop there. At StMU, we believe in fostering holistic development. Engage in our athletic programs, clubs and community service initiatives to strengthen your body and build lifelong connections. Embrace our Catholic Intellectual Tradition, which instills values of compassion, ethics and social responsibility to nurture your spirit. Join our welcoming community and embark on a journey of personal and academic growth. At St. Mary’s University, we are committed to developing your whole self. In fact — 50% of our students are active volunteers on campus and in their community.

With an average class size of 25 students, you can expect a more intimate and engaging learning environment with personalized instruction, active participation and meaningful interactions.

While 82% of our 2019/2020 graduates in the workforce  found full-time employment within 20 months of graduating, all of our graduates leave with a better understanding of the world.

OF THE STUDENT BODY VOLUNTEERS
on campus and in community

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE

OF GRADUATES ARE IN THE WORKFORCE
full-time within 20 months

Our Programs

Explore our diverse range of programs, all designed to prepare you for success in your chosen field. These programs include Arts, Sciences and Education as well as transferrable university courses in 35 academic disciplines.

“I can honestly say that in my time working in schools, I saw repeatedly how members of a hiring committee’s eyes would light up when they saw that a candidate was a St. Mary’s graduate. The reputation of the university, and the quality of its graduates, is well known.”

Randi PalygaBachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education Alumni

Don’t wait — start your academic journey today with St. Mary’s University.

What’s Happening

Featured News

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A curated selection of open-access readings assembled by Dr. Cory Wright-Maley, highlighting the rich tapestry of Black Canadian history. From narratives of resilience to examinations of identity, these texts illuminate

Alumni Spotlight: Cydnee Petersen

The story of Cydnee Petersen, a distinguished alumna of St. Mary’s University, is a tapestry woven with threads of ambition, resilience, and profound passion. Delving deeper into her narrative unveils

Innovative and Immersive Teaching with the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada Floor Map

As students walked into room H100 the expression on their faces said it all.   Comments like; “Wow!” “Where did you get this from?” “This is amazing!” “I never see

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Upcoming Events

StMU Drama presents – Happy Kamperz

Written and performed by our Drama 203 ensemble. Hilarity abounds as a group of students seek fun and adventure during a university camping trip. Along the way they face life’s challenges while sharing their thoughts, feelings and lots of laughs- with friends old and new. A highly entertaining romp: funny and poignant.   window.bboxInit =

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StMU Drama presents – Happy Kamperz

Written and performed by our Drama 203 ensemble. Hilarity abounds as a group of students seek fun and adventure during a university camping trip. Along the way they face life’s challenges while sharing their thoughts, feelings and lots of laughs- with friends old and new. A highly entertaining romp: funny and poignant.   window.bboxInit =

Event Series

StMU Drama presents – Happy Kamperz

Written and performed by our Drama 203 ensemble. Hilarity abounds as a group of students seek fun and adventure during a university camping trip. Along the way they face life’s challenges while sharing their thoughts, feelings and lots of laughs- with friends old and new. A highly entertaining romp: funny and poignant.   window.bboxInit =

Event Series

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