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

Excellence in Academics Leadership Outcomes

U.S. News & World Report ranks St. Mary's University third in the west for quality and value.

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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

  • Jun 25
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 8:00 AM - See Event Description for Locations: The Joffrey Ballet Workshop will be held on the St. Mary's University campus June 25-July 15. The workshop is held annually on campus. Accepted students of intermediate or advanced levels will receive ballet training from former principal dancers with the Joffrey Ballet Company. At the end of the workshop, students will have a final performance at John Paul Stevens High School.SESSION INFORMATIONSession IJune 25-July 15Session IIJuly 2-July 15The workshop will take place in the following locations on campus:Alumni Athletics and Convocation Center (AA&CC), Movement Studio AT&T Center for Information TechnologyUniversity Center, Conference Room AFor more information, contact Mauro Villanueva at or 773-490-0148.
  • Jun 26
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM - The Park at St. Mary's, Sigma Beta Chi Field: The Youth Day Camp will take place Monday, June 26 and continue through Thursday, June 29. View the camp schedule and registration information.Check-in: 8:30 a.m.Location: The Park at St. Mary's, Sigma Beta Chi FieldFor more information, contact Corwyn Ritch at or 210-436-3528.
  • Jun 26
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center, Bill Greehey Arena: The Jim Zeleznak Basketball Camp will host full and half-day camps for campers ages 6 to 14 during the month of June. Register Today For more information, contact Jim Zeleznak at or 210-431-5039.
  • Jun 26
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM - Garni Science Hall: The Environmental Science Summer Camp will take place June 26-30, 2017. Check-in will take place on Monday, June 26 at 8:15 a.m. in Garni Science Hall.During the camp, some of the activities will include learning wildlife management techniques and taking a trip to Bracken Bat Cave.Environmental Science day camp is open to high school students, with a preference for juniors and seniors.For more information, contact Sherry Wood at or 210-431-2234.
  • Jun 29
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Louis J. Blume Library, Graduate Center for Excellence: Join members of the St. Mary’s community to explore opportunities St. Mary’s 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. RSVP TodayRSVP DeadlineWednesday, June 27 For a complete listing of our graduate programs (master's, doctoral and graduate certificates) please visit our Graduate Studies at St. Mary's page.
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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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