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 Recreation Programs
Choral and Drama Productions
Experiential Learning: Travel Study and Community Service Learning
Social Justice Initiatives
Students’ Legislative Council
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.