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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

  • May 26
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 8:00 AM - University Center, Conference Room B: CISV (formerly Children's International Summer Village program will be held Friday, May 26 through Monday, May 29. View registration and program information. Event locations:University Center, Conference Room BFlex FieldPecan Grove
  • May 29
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled All day event: St. Mary's University offices will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.University offices will reopen and classes will resume on Tuesday, May 30.
  • May 30
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled All day event: Summer I 2017 session begins Tuesday, May 30 and continues through Wednesday, July 5.
  • May 30
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM - Richter Math-Engineering Center, 213: Graduate students newly enrolled in the Computer Science program will be introduced to the program and will also learn about resources and services available to students on campus. For more information, contact Claudia Araiza at or 210-436-3317.
  • Jun 2
    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.
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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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