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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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Research

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

  • Nov 20
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM - Barnes & Noble Book Store at St. Mary's: Distribution of Commencement cap and gown, other academic regalia and ticket distribution for December Commencement will take place Monday, Nov 20 and Tuesday, Nov 21. Regalia and Ticket Distribution RequirementsA valid St. Mary's ID is required to pick up regalia, other academic regalia and tickets.A completed Outcomes Survey. Completion of the Outcomes survey must be confirmed by a STRIVE Career Center staff member.Ticket Distribution InformationTwelve Commencement tickets will be provided for each student. All guests attending Commencement must have a ticket for admittance.
  • Nov 21
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM - Barnes & Noble Book Store at St. Mary's: Distribution of Commencement cap and gown, other academic regalia and ticket distribution for December Commencement will take place Monday, Nov 20 and Tuesday, Nov 21. Regalia and Ticket Distribution RequirementsA valid St. Mary's ID is required to pick up regalia, other academic regalia and tickets.A completed Outcomes Survey. Completion of the Outcomes survey must be confirmed by a STRIVE Career Center staff member.Ticket Distribution InformationTwelve Commencement tickets will be provided for each student. All guests attending Commencement must have a ticket for admittance.
  • Nov 22
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled All day event - St. Mary's University: In recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday, the University will close on Wednesday, Nov. 22 at noon, through Sunday, Nov. 26.The campus and office will reopen on Monday, Nov. 27.View the holiday break schedule.
  • Nov 22
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled All day event: In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, classes will be cancelled Nov. 22 - Nov. 26. The University will close at noon.
  • Nov 23
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled All day event: Offices will open and classes will resume Monday, Nov. 27.
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