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

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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. Classes will resume 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.View the holiday break schedule.
  • 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! #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, featuring 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 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - St. Mary's University: You are invited to attend the St. Mary's University 11th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Alumni Christmas Social. At 7 p.m., the St. Mary's community will gather at the front of St. Louis Hall, by the fountain, for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony processions. Guests are then invited to the Alumni Christmas Social in the Pecan Grove from 8 to 9 p.m. Join us as we transform the Pecan Grove into a snowy winter wonderland. The Alumni Association encourages you to bring an unwrapped, new or gently used toy to support the St. Mary's University "Miracle on 36th Street" toy drive. For parking information, visit our campus map. For more information, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 210-436-3324 or
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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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