ST. MARY’S UNIVERSITY, located in the energetic city of San Antonio, is a private liberal arts school recognized by Colleges of Distinction for excelling in its student engagement, outstanding teaching, vibrant community, and successful outcomes. Founded in 1852, St. Mary’s is the oldest Catholic university in Texas, and is dedicated to academic excellence.
Through small classes, close student–faculty relationships, and an engaged community, St. Mary’s provides an environment where teaching and learning flourish. St. Mary’s offers a variety of challenging academic programs for undergraduate studies in humanities, sciences, and business, with options to pursue graduate, doctoral, and law degrees. Popular majors include business, criminal justice, exercise and sport science, and biology. Pre-professional programs include medicine, dentistry, nursing, physical therapy, and public health.
St. Mary’s delivers a rich array of learning and social opportunities through undergraduate research, internships, and community engagement. Students are encouraged to turn their knowledge into a passion and become outstanding professionals who are also servant leaders working toward the common good.