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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.

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

Campus Events

  • Mar 20
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM - University Center, Conference Room A: Join St. Mary’s University for the North Korea Conference featuring experts from around the United States. The program will delve into timely issues about North Korea’s military, international community, engagement and diplomacy.To learn more and register to attend the conference, click here.
  • Mar 21
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - University Center, Conference Room A and Foyer: The Crescent in the Scientific Age: Muslim Perceptions of Science and ReligionSalman Hameed is the Charles Taylor Chair and an Associate Professor of Integrated Science and Humanities in the School of Cognitive Science at Hampshire College, Massachusetts. He also directs the Center for the Study of Science in Muslim Societies. His research focuses on understanding the reception of science in the Muslim world and how Muslims view the relationship between science and religion.Hameed led a four-year National Science Foundation-funded research project on the reception of biological evolution in diverse Muslim societies. He is currently leading a study to understand and analyze the discourse and participants in online Islam and science videos. National Public Radio, Public Radio International, the BBC and the Guardian have covered his research results. Hameed runs Irtiqa, a science and religion blog with an emphasis on scientific debates taking place in the Muslim world, and hosts an online astronomy video series in Urdu and a science podcast for audiences in Pakistan.St. Mary’s University welcomes you to a free, annual lectures series featuring men and women who have shaped the Catholic intellectual tradition − a tradition at the heart of the educational enterprises at St. Mary’s University.Free and open to the public.For more information, contact Cindy Stooksberry at MacTaggart (J.D. ’79, M.A. ’89), longtime attorney and counsel with Prichard Hawkins Young LLP, and his wife, Karla MacTaggart, gave a major gift to St. Mary’s to create the MacTaggart Catholic Intellectual Lecture Series Endowment. The gift allows for the recruitment of speakers from various faith traditions to speak to the University and San Antonio communities about such topics as Catholicism in a changing world, religion in a pluralistic society and faith in areas such as art and science.
  • Mar 22
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Graduate Center for Excellence: Prospective graduate students are invited to join members of the St. Mary’s community to explore the opportunities the University offers to further your academic and occupational goals at the graduate (master’s or doctoral) level. Prospective graduate students will have the opportunity to meet with St. Mary’s University program directors, faculty, staff and current graduate students to gain a better understanding of the admission requirements, application process and financial aid options.
  • Mar 22
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - University Center, Conference Room A and Foyer: Join us for a conversation with Andres Chavez, Executive Director of the Cesar E. Chavez Foundation and grandson of the late Cesar E. Chavez. Chavez will speak on the work of the foundation. This event is free and open to the public.Event Schedule6:30 p.m., Reception7 p.m., Program begins
  • Mar 23
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 9:10 AM to 9:45 AM - Barrett Memorial Bell Tower: In honor of Women's History Month, St. Mary's University will host the Blessing of the Women Feast of the Annunciation. Crafts and other items will be available for purchase. Proceeds will benefit the Marianist Sisters. Breakfast tacos and refreshments will be served.Sponsored by the Women's History Month Committee, the Marianist Sisters and University Ministry.
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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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