Future Students

Why Saint Mary's?

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Top 5 Reasons to Choose Saint Mary's University

1. A rich supportive community

Campus is located on a single, beautiful city block. You will quickly form meaningful connections with other students, and feel warmly comfortable in your new home. When you feel cared for, you can accomplish more.

2. Professors that know youWith average introductory class sizes of just 40, you will not only feel connected to other students, but you'll be able to get to know your professors. With access to professors who care about your academic performance and your future, you have the kind of personal support that makes a difference.

3. Learning by doing

At Saint Mary's, we believe students learn better and faster when they put theory to work in the real world. To that end, we offer experiential learning opportunities, labs, co-op, travel abroad, and real research possibilities.

4. A wealth of research opportunities

If you’re further along in your academic career, browse the many graduate program opportunities we offer (many of which are unique in the region).

5. Tradition of academic excellence

About 98% of our full-time professors have their PhD, which is more than any other university in the province. These accomplished professors bring their depth of experience to the classroom, for your benefit, and our rich community of alumni brings the real world to you. If you ever need a helping hand along the way, academic support, health, career, and admissions assitance are at your service. 

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