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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

  • 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.
  • Jul 3
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled All day event: Summer Session II begins July 3 and continues through Aug. 4, 2017. Final exams for the session will be held on Thursday, Aug. 3 and Friday, Aug. 4. Visit the Office of the Registrar page for schedules and deadlines for the summer session. For more information, contact the Office of the Registrar at or 210-431-6789.
  • Jul 4
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled All day event: All St. Mary's University offices will be closed and classes canceled in observance of the Independence Day holiday on Tuesday, July 4.University offices will reopen and classes will resume on Wednesday, July 5.
  • Jul 20
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled All day event: July 20 is the last day to drop courses in the traditional five-week Summer II session.
  • Aug 4
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 8:00 AM: The deadline to submit a readmission application for the fall 2017 semester is Friday, Aug. 4. For more information, contact the Office of the Registrar at

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