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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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Rattler softball team holding their NCAA Division II trophy

Campus Events

  • Apr 29
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM - UC-A and Treadaway Recital Hall: The 55th Annual Fiesta Jazz Festival: Fiesta Jazz Band Festival and Competition will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the University Center, Conference Room A. A panel of distinguished jazz educators will critique the performing middle and high school ensembles. At the conclusion of the competition, trophies will be awarded to the outstanding ensembles. View the Full Schedule This event is free and open to the public. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.For more information, email the Fiesta Jazz Festival at or call 210-436-3421.Sponsored by the St. Mary’s University Department of Music, Fiesta San Antonio Commission and the John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation of the San Antonio Area Foundation. Click +Add below and select 'Download iCal' to add this event to your Outlook calendar.
  • May 2
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Treadaway Recital Hall: The St. Mary's University Concert Band, conducted by Matthew Mireles, D.M.A., Assistant Professor of Music, will perform their fourth concert of the season, which highlights "The Inferno," a fiery work by Robert W. Smith. Program:Alba Sentimentale - R. FasoliPrelude, Siciliano, and Rondo - Malcolm ArnoldWith Quiet Courage - Larry DaehnThe Inferno - Robert W. SmithIncantation and Dance - John Barnes ChanceFor more information, contact Edith Ortega at or 210-436-3421.
  • May 3
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled All day event: Study days for the 2017 spring semester are Wednesday, May 3 and Thursday, May 4. Classes will not meet. Final exams will begin on Friday, May 5. The Office of the Registrar has published the official schedule of final exams.Looking for space to study? The Cotrell Learning Commons will have extended hours May 3-11 for Study Days and Finals. View a complete schedule of hours attached below. Starbucks will also be open.
  • May 3
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM - University Center, Conference Room A: The St. Mary's University School of Law invites the public to join in concluding the celebration of Henry B. Gonzalez's centennial. Born during the Mexican Revolution to parents who fled the violence, the late Congressman Gonzalez championed social justice in the fine tradition of his alma mater, the St. Mary's University Law School. To pay tribute to the Hon. Henry B., as he was affectionately known, the Law School will premiere on May 3, 2017, a short film on his life and exhibit selections from his family's private collection. This centennial tribute to Texas' beloved statesman also launches the Law School's decade-long public history project to commemorate its own centennial in 2027.For more information, contact the Law Dean's Office at 210-436-3530.
  • May 5
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM - Lot G: The St. Mary's University community and the surrounding community are invited to a San Antonio Food Bank Farmers' Market featuring the Mobile Mercado. Join us on the first Friday of each month throughout the year. Several tables will be set up on the St. Mary's campus in Lot G for the community to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables. Attendees can also watch live food preparation demonstrations. Representatives from the San Antonio Food Bank will be available to provide nutritional materials and answer any questions you may have. Click +Add below and select 'Download iCal' to add this event to your Outlook calendar.
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St. Mary's students build a house on Continuing the Heritage service day


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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