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Welcome to St. Mary's University - San Antonio, Texas

About St. Mary's

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.

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The Rattler softball team holds their NCAA Division II trophy high in celebration

Campus Events

  • Apr 21
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM - University Center, Second Floor: PRIVATE RECEPTION-BY INVITATION ONLY The President's Reception during Fiesta Oyster Bake is held each year to thank alumni and friends whose gifts to St. Mary's help us continue the tradition of academic excellence through scholarships and to celebrate the spirit of Fiesta. The Oyster Bake, this year celebrating its 102nd anniversary, became an official Fiesta event in 1974. To best prepare for the President's Reception, an RSVP is required of ticket holders. Please RSVP to join us by Wednesday, April 18.The link can be found on your nontransferable invitation and ticket.To learn more about making a President's Guild-level gift to St. Mary's, or for questions about the event, please contact the Office of University Development at 210-436-3146.
  • Apr 21
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM - St. Mary's University: Fiesta Oyster Bake, an official Fiesta San Antonio event sponsored by the St. Mary’s University Alumni Association, is a food and entertainment festival which utilizes 7,000 plus volunteers and attracts more than 60,000 patrons to raise money for St. Mary’s University student scholarships and University and alumni programs. Sponsored by St. Mary’s University Alumni Association.
  • Apr 27
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 12:00 PM: St. Mary's University offices will close at noon on Friday, April 27 due to the Battle of Flowers parade. Undergraduate, graduate and law classes will meet according to normally scheduled times. Resident student services remain operational until 2 p.m. on Friday, April 27. University offices will reopen on Monday, April 30.
  • Apr 27
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 1:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Pecan Grove, Alumni Pavilion: Join us for the 56th Annual Fiesta Jazz Festival: World Class Jazz Concert, on Friday, April 27, in the Pecan Grove, Alumni Pavilion for nine hours of outstanding musical talent, beginning at 1 p.m.Special guest performers are The Audra Menconi Quartet and Billy Childs Quartet. View the Full ScheduleThis 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 jazzfest@stmarytx.edu or call 210-436-3421.This event is sponsored by St. Mary's University Department of Music, Fiesta San Antonio Commission, The Ruth Lang Charitable Fund and the San Antonio Opera Agency Fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation.
  • Apr 28
    St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX EventScheduled 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM - UC, Conf. Room A and Treadaway Hall, Recital Hall: The 56th Annual Fiesta Jazz Festival: Fiesta Jazz Band Festival and Competition will be held on Saturday, April 28 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 jazzfest@stmarytx.edu or call 210-436-3421. This event is sponsored by St. Mary's University Department of Music, Fiesta San Antonio Commission, The Ruth Lang Charitable Fund and the San Antonio Opera Agency Fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation.
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St. Mary's student volunteers work on a Habitat for Humanity house

Outreach

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
Service
  • Alternative Spring Break
  • Blood drives
  • Volunteer projects
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