St. Mary's University 1 Camino Santa MariaSan Antonio, TX 78228 +1-210-436-3011 St. Mary's Universitylogo William Joseph Chaminade St. Mary's University, Texas
The Catholic and Marianist University

Excellence in Academics Leadership Outcomes

U.S. News & World Report ranks St. Mary's University third in the west for quality and value.

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Ranked best in San Antonio

With a score of 99 out of 100, the Brookings Institute awarded St. Mary's the 17th-highest value-added score in the nation with respect to mid-career salary. This score is the highest in San Antonio and right behind Rice University for best in Texas.

Rich history and culture

At St. Mary's we educate the whole person - mind, body, and spirit. We openly welcome people from all faith traditions, and our Marianist tradition keeps us true to our core goals of educating for formation in faith, providing excellent education, educating in the family spirit, educating for service, justice and peace, and educating for adaptation and change.

Outside the classroom, students translate theory into action through hands-on research, real-world internships, and study and service in the local community and around the globe.

More than 70 percent of St. Mary's students volunteer for community service. More than 100 clubs and student organizations offer opportunities for St. Mary's students to plan and organize events and promote worthy causes.

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The Rattler softball team holds their NCAA Division II trophy high in celebration

Campus Events

  • Jul 26
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM - University Center, Conference Room C: The City of San Antonio, Economic Development Department will host a vendor orientation for business interested in doing business with the City of San Antonio. The session will provide information on the Small Business Economic Development Advocacy Program, meet with city departments on bidding opportunities and more.
  • Jul 28
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center, Greehey Arena: The 16th Annual "Come to Me" Catholic Women's Conference will take place on Friday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29. The mission of the Catholic Women’s Conference is to foster an appreciation for the personal dignity of women, to encourage women to know and love God, and to inspire women to use their feminine gifts to transform the family and society.View a complete schedule of events.
  • Jul 31
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM - AT&T Center for Information Technology, Room 105: Girls Code! includes six, one-week camps at St. Mary’s University about coding. The camps, taught by St. Mary’s professors, are for girls who will be in grades six through eight in fall 2017. Campers will learn about game development, robotics, cybersecurity, web programming and problem solving, and computational thinking and programming. Each camp may have a field trip or speakers from the computer industry. Additional SessionsAug. 7-11: CybersecurityFor more information, contact Claudia Araiza at or 210-436-3317.
  • Aug 4
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM - Parking Lot G: The St. Mary's University community and the surrounding community are invited to a San Antonio Food Bank Farmers' Market featuring the Mobile Mercado. Join us on the first Friday of each month throughout the year. Several tables will be set up on the St. Mary's campus in Lot G for the community to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables. Attendees can also watch live food preparation demonstrations. Representatives from the San Antonio Food Bank will be available to provide nutritional materials and answer any questions you may have.
  • Aug 5
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM - The Park at St. Mary's, Sigma Beta Chi Field: The One Day ID Camp will take place on Aug. 5 for high school and junior college athletes. Register TodayFor more information, contact Corwyn Ritch at or 210-436-3528.
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St. Mary's University actively encourages community outreach, sending hundreds of volunteers into the community each semester


If you had to sum up St. Mary's in one word, that word would be community. From our campus community to the lives we touch by volunteering for service projects, St. Mary's is about a unique community. Learn more about how we serve:

Community Outreach
  • Low-cost counseling
  • Speakers for classrooms
  • Conference services
  • Summer camps
  • VITA tax assistance
  • Alternative Spring Break
  • Blood drives
  • Volunteer projects

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