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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

  • Oct 24
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Flex Field: Join in on a family fun-filled evening with carnival games, trick-or-treating and spooky tours through the residence halls. Each October, St. Mary’s University’s Residence Hall Association invites more than 1000 community members to attend an annual Halloween event affectionately known as Boo Bash. Registered Student Organizations host activity booths for the children and Hall Councils decorate the residence halls in scary and non-scary themes, so children can sign up for tours and “trick-or-treat” throughout the halls. The event requires over 200 volunteers and the support of various departments on campus.Registration begins at 6 p.m. at The Park at St. Mary's, Flex Field.The event is for children ages 14 and under. (Children must be accompanied by an adult.) For more information, contact the Residence Hall Association at
  • Oct 24
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM - Treadaway Hall, Recital Hall: StMU Theatre presents A Gown for His Mistress Book by Georges Feydeau Translation by Barnett ShawDirected by Bernadette Hamilton-Brady Production Design by Dion Denevan Costume Design and Supervision by Kathrine JohnsonOct. 24-28, 2017 7:30 p.m. Admission $15 General Admission $12 Faculty, Staff, Military and Senior Citizens $10 Students Free for Professed MarianistsReserve Your Tickets Online
  • Oct 27
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM - School Of Law Plaza: School of Law students, faculty, staff and their families are invited to the St. Mary's School of Law Mini Boo Bash.Join us for games, arts and crafts, food, fun and lots of candy. Wear your favorite costume!The event will be held in the Law Courtyard. Please enter the campus through the NW 36th Street entrance.For more information, contact Sister Grace Walle at or 210-436-3063.This event is sponsored by the St. Mary's School of Law, Student Bar Association and School of Law Ministry.
  • Oct 28
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center, Gym Courts: SNIPSA will be on the St. Mary's University campus for a spay and neuter clinic. By spaying or neutering your pet, you are helping San Antonio and SNIPSA in their mission of maintaining the San Antonio control pet population. To make an appointment for your pet, contact SNIPSA at 210-237-9400. For more information, visit
  • Nov 1
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 11:20 AM to 12:20 PM - Treadaway Hall, Guadalupe Chapel: All Saints Day or Solemnity of All Saints is a solemnity celebrated on the first of November in honor of all the saints. Please join together for mass on campus in the Guadalupe Chapel.11:20 a.m. and 12:20 p.m. classes will be cancelled. For more information, contact University Ministry at or 210-436-3213.
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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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