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St. Mary's Universitywww.stmu.ca
St. Mary’s University (StMU) 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 offers the following programs of study:
- Bachelor of Education (Elementary and Secondary)!span>
- Bachelor of Arts in English (3 or 4 year)!span>
- Bachelor of Arts in General Studies (3 year)!span>
- Bachelor of Arts in History (3 or 4 year)!span>
- Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies (4 year)!span>
- Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (3 or 4 year)!span>
- Bachelor of Arts in Social Justice and Catholic Studies (4 year)!span>
- Bachelor of Science in Biology (4 year)!span>
- Diploma in Entrepreneurship and Social Responsibility (2 year)!span>
- Certificate in Catholic Educational Leadership!span>
- Diploma in Religious Education!span>
- Diploma in Ministry!span>
St. Mary's also offers university transfer courses in arts, business, management and the sciences. A sense of community is a defining characteristic of the University. Students have the opportunity to participate in campus ministry, campus recreation, wellness programs, social justice initiatives and athletics programs. The campus is located adjacent to Fish Creek Provincial Park in south Calgary and is easily accessed by public transportation. Campus tours can be arranged at any time of the year by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.!span>
Program Type Open Studies
Credential Type Non-Credential
Length 1 Year or Less
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
Applicants in this category must have received a high school diploma and must have an average of at least 65 per cent on five 30-level subjects listed. No subject with a mark below 50 per cent may be used.
If missing one of the required subjects or if the admission average is between 60 – 64.9 per cent, an applicant may be considered under the Special Admission category on a case-by-case basis.
- 1. English Language Arts 30-1 or ENGL 030 (St. Mary’s University equivalent of 30-1)
- One of:
- Mathematics 30-1, Mathematics 30-2 or MATH 030 (St. Mary’s University equivalent of Mathematics 30-1). Mathematics 31 does not satisfy this requirement.
- 30-level language other than English
- Two of:
- Aboriginal Studies 30 (5 credits)
- Biology 30
- Chemistry 30
- 30-level language other than English
- Mathematics 30-1, Mathematics 30-2 or MATH 030 (if not used to satisfy requirement #2)
- Mathematics 31
- Physics 30
- Science 30
- Social Studies 30-1
- One additional approved 5-credit or two 3-credit subjects at the 30-level (excluding Special Projects 30)
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2022/08/01 to 2023/07/31*.
Tuition $8,340.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $2,000.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $1,560.00 Year One
* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.
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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available
Updated June 29, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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