St. Mary's University

Private University

Alberta, Canada

Founding Year


Popular Courses

General Studies, Liberal Studies, Education and Catholic Educators

Endowment Value

CAD 36 Million

International Student Rate





Fall and Winter

Acceptance Rate


Student: Teacher Ratio





2.0 and above

In 1985; Fr. Tom Mohan, CSB, Dr John McCarthy, and Mr William Dickie draft a charter for a Catholic college to be known as St. Mary’s that will be affiliated with the University of Calgary. Further, in 1986, St. Mary’s College Act was passed by the provincial legislature and it began its educational Read more

Application Process

1. Application Process

  • Visit the official website of the institution.
  • Click on 'Apply Now' or 'Register Here'.
  • Complete filling your education history with all the qualifications.
  • Fill in the details of your employment history.
  • Fill in your personal statement.
  • Submit the application form by paying the mentioned fees.

Click Here to apply through the official website of the college. 

2. Documents Required

  • All official academic Transcripts and grade cards
  • Passport size photographs 
  • Passport photocopy
  • Visa
  • Updated CV/Resume
  • English Language Proficiency Test Scores
  • Letter of Recommendations
  • Statement of Purpose


Tuition Fee
$24000 - $31000

BA Astronomy

36 Months

Course Duration

Undergraduate Degree

Course Level

Bachelor of Arts


$ 24000

Annual Tuition Fee

A comprehensive, descriptive survey of modern astronomy that focuses on the development of our present views of the universe. Topics include the solar system, the birth and death of stars, the Milky Way and other galaxies, cosmic rays, pulsars and supernovae, the concept of a black hole, exploding galaxies and quasars, the beginning and end of the universe, the possibilities of extraterrestrial life and interstellar communication.

BA History

36 Months

Course Duration

Undergraduate Degree

Course Level

Bachelor of Arts


$ 24000

Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in History has been designed for individuals who seek a broad and extensive interdisciplinary education in the liberal arts tradition. The concentration in History equips students with the skills needed to uncover and analyze the events, processes and ideas which shape the past and to appreciate how an understanding of the past helps inform the present and the future.

BA Legal Studies

48 Months

Course Duration

Undergraduate Degree

Course Level

Bachelor of Arts


$ 24000

Annual Tuition Fee

By choosing to pursue a degree in Liberal Studies, you will have the flexibility to discover and pursue interests you are passionate about while completing a four-year (120 credit) degree. You will learn how to tackle contemporary issues with a concentration in one of the following: Business and Management, Canadian Studies, Family Studies, Catholic Studies, Drama, English, Philosophy, Biology, Science Studies, History, Psychology, Political Studies and Sociology.

St. Mary's University Canada Scholarship

  • President’s Circle Scholarship: These scholarships are automatically awarded to new students entering from high school who achieve an average of 80 per cent or higher on averages calculated on the five best Grade 11 or Grade 12 admission subjects. The amounts will vary and will automatically be applied to tuition and fees: half the value in the Fall term and half the value in the Winter term.
  • Post Secondary Transfer Scholarship: University students who transfer to St. Mary’s University with a minimum of 30 transferable university-level credits may be eligible for the Post-Secondary Transfer Scholarship, a one-time award from $800 up to a maximum of $1,000.  
  • 2021-2022 BEd Continuing Student Scholarship and Bursaries: Open to students continuing in their program at St. Mary’s University after successfully completing the Fall 2020 and Winter 2021 terms as a full-time student at St. Mary’s University with a minimum GPA of 2.0.


For UG courses: Applicants who have completed the Standard XII or All India Senior School Certificate (ISC) or Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) with final grade 65% will normally be considered for undergraduate entry. For PG courses: 2:1 UK Degree Classification or 2:2 UK Degree Classification that means 50-60%
Pursuing a UG and PG course in the university will cost you between CAD 24,000- 31,000.
No, It is not necessary to be catholic in order to get admission in St. Mary's University

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University TypePrivate
Acceptance Rate 64%
Postal CodeT2X 1Z4
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