St. Mary’s University is an innovative teaching and research university that provides affordable, accredited and highly valued degrees in the Liberal Arts, Sciences and Education, located on a historic site in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Our students are inspired to combine academics with a passionate commitment to ethics, social justice and respect for diversity of opinion and belief.
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. Through the pursuit of knowledge and service to the community, we prepare our students to become lifelong learners, engaged citizens and compassionate members of society.
St. Mary’s University offers eight Bachelor of Arts degrees, a Bachelor of Science degree, a Bachelor of Education after degree and transferable university courses in 35 academic disciplines. Programs in: Biology, Business Transfer, Education (Elementary), English, General Studies, History, Liberal Studies and Psychology. Courses are transferable to undergraduate and professional programs at other universities in Alberta and beyond its borders.
A sense of community is a defining characteristic of St. Mary's University. Students can participate in:
- Academic and Creative Writing Journals
- Athletics: ACAC League
- Campus Ministries
- Campus Recreation Programs
- Choral and Drama Productions
- Experiential Learning: Travel Study and Community Service Learning
- Peer Mentoring
- Social Justice Initiatives
- Students’ Legislative Council
- Student Clubs
- Volunteer Opportunities
Located by Fish Creek Provincial Park in south Calgary, campus is easily accessible by public transit. Campus tours can be arranged at any time of the year.
The institution has locations in Calgary
Programs & Credentials
St. Mary’s University offers Services for local and International Students
International Student Services
General Student Services
Health and Support Services
Accessibility and Disability Services