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The Catholic and Marianist University

St. Mary's Academics

St. Mary's is the University for Academic Excellence. Learn more about our schools, unique curriculum, research and online learning opportunities.

Our Unique Curriculum

In the spirit of our Marianist heritage, St. Mary's University strives to educate the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our Core Curriculum fosters the pursuit of truth and truthful action; unity and integration of knowledge, including the harmony between faith and reason; the preparation of students for a world of adaptation of change, and more.

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Louis J. Blume Library

Named after the Rev. Louis J. Blume (1913-1977) who was twice president of the University, provides an extensive collection of print and electronic books, journals, and databases, and other multimedia formats, as well as dedicated and knowledgeable librarians and staff.

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Graduate Study at St. Mary's

We offer master's degrees, doctoral degrees (Ph.D.s), and a variety of graduate certificates. Students are equipped with an advanced academic degree, which is becoming increasingly essential in both the public and private sectors. Here, esteemed faculty work closely with a select number of students to help cultivate their intellectual growth and professional preparedness.

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Online Learning

St. Mary’s University is known for its tradition of academic excellence - a tradition that goes back more than 160 years. Our experience in traditional learning gives St. Mary’s the solid foundation needed to provide excellence in online learning as well.

St. Mary’s University graduate-level online learning provides a flexible opportunity for individuals interested in academically rigorous and rewarding courses. Our programs integrate top-notch academics and the University’s mission of cultivating ethical leaders committed to the common good.

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St. Mary’s University promotes transformational learning through its support of research, and creative and scholarly activities for faculty and students at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Research enhances critical thinking skills and provides hands-on experience for students entering the job market or advanced degree programs.

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Academic Calendar

  • Oct 18
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 8:00 AM: Spring 2018 Priority Advising for currently enrolled undergraduate students begins on Oct. 18 via Gateway. Your classification determines the day your registration begins. Your classification is determined by the total number of hours earned as of today and not what you will have earned at the end of the fall 2017 semester. Continue checking your St. Mary's email throughout your enrollment at St. Mary's. Don't miss out on important information. All undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. students should complete an Application for Degree, which is available on Gateway, upon registering for their final semester.
  • Oct 23
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 8:00 AM: Oct. 23 is the start of Spring 2018 Priority Registration for undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. students.For undergraduate students only, a registration pin number is necessary to register.Registration access is available 24/7 beginning Oct. 23 through the first week of spring classes. The first week of the spring semester is considered late registration, therefore, a $150 late registration fee will be accessed for students registering at that time.
  • Nov 1
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 11:20 AM to 12:20 PM - Treadaway Hall, Guadalupe Chapel: All Saints Day or Solemnity of All Saints is a solemnity celebrated on the first of November in honor of all the saints. Please join together for mass on campus in the Guadalupe Chapel.11:20 a.m. and 12:20 p.m. classes will be cancelled. For more information, contact University Ministry at or 210-436-3213.
  • Nov 3
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled All day event
  • Nov 8
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled All day event: Registration will be open from November 8 - December 6.
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