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The Catholic and Marianist University

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Welcome to St. Mary's University - San Antonio, Texas

About St. Mary's

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

  • Feb 20
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 6:30 PM to 9:45 PM - Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center, Movement Studio: This monthly meeting of the San Antonio Chapter of the Catholic organization Legatus will include speakers, Pat and Elizabeth Schiltz from the School of Law faculty at the University of St. Thomas.
  • Feb 24
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM - University Center: Experience St. Mary's University for yourself by joining us for a student-led campus tour and an information session with one of our admission counselors. Our Saturday Campus Visits are available once a month at 10:30 a.m on select days. You will start your morning with an admission presentation that is followed by a one-hour walking campus tour during which you will be visiting academic facilities, residence halls, student centers, dining venues and athletics facilities.Schedule of events10:15 a.m.-Check-in at the University Center10:30 to 11 a.m.-Admission Presentation11 a.m. to noon-Campus TourAdditional sessions May 19Learn more about admission to St. Mary's University.
  • Mar 3
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Law Classrooms Building, Room 105: St. Mary's University School of Law prospective students are invited to an open house. Students will meet with faculty and staff and learn about the various opportunities available to students in the program. Open House activities will include:Meet School of Law Dean Stephen M. Sheppard, J.S.D. and members of the law faculty and staff. Participate in a mock law school class.Take a guided tour of the beautiful St. Mary's University School of Law campus.Hear student perspectives about life as a law student.Parking is available in Lot D. RSVP today! For more information, contact Law Admissions at or 210-436-3523.
  • Mar 6
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM - University Center, Conference Room A: Community Conversations at St. Mary’s University is a part of the Institute for Public Administration, Politics and Public Policy, which is housed within Graduate Studies in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. One of the primary goals of the Institute is to develop outreach programs that foster dialogue between the University, the public, government agencies and nonprofits to address important public issues. Community Conversations events are free and open to the public.
  • Mar 16
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM - Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center, Greehey Arena: The Catholic Men's Conference will take place March 17 and 18 at the Bill Greehey Arena on the St. Mary's University campus. The conference welcomes men to join us for a weekend of prayer, reflection and special guest presentations.
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St. Mary's student volunteers work on a Habitat for Humanity house


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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