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The Catholic and Marianist University

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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

  • Nov 22
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled All day event: No classes will be held Nov. 22 through 24 in recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday. Classes will resume and offices will reopen on Monday, Nov. 27.
  • Nov 22
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled All day event - St. Mary's University: In recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday, the University will close on Wednesday, Nov. 22 at noon, through Sunday, Nov. 26.The campus and office will reopen on Monday, Nov. 27.
  • Nov 24
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Bill Greehey Arena: Cheer on your Rattlers as they host the St. Mary's Thanksgiving Classic! Check-in for FANGcentives points! Watch and view live stats if you can't make it out to the arena. #FangsOut
  • Nov 28
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Holy Rosary Church: Join the St. Mary's University Department of Music for their annual Christmas Concert that features St. Mary's students. Bring your family and friends to sing along to your favorite Christmas songs at this fun event. This event is open to the public.
  • Nov 29
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled All day event: Study days will take place Wednesday, Nov. 29 and Thursday, Nov. 30 for graduate and undergraduate students.Undergraduate and graduate classes will not meet on these two days and all major reports and assignments should be completed before study days. The official schedule of final examinations is published by the Registrar. Departure from this schedule can be authorized only by the dean of the school for graduate and undergraduate courses. Finals must be given only during final examination days.
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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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