Skip to main content

An open wooden  door on the McNally Building

About Saint Mary’s University

One of Canada’s top primarily undergraduate universities  - known for international collaborations, entrepreneurship, and research. We offer programs in Arts, Science, Business and Graduates studies to 7,000 students from over 118 countries.

Nestled in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Canada’s east coast, Saint Mary’s University is marked by iconic buildings, green spaces and fresh ocean air. Our campus is based in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq.

The Saint Mary’s University community is committed to a prosperous future for the world—a world without limits.

President with students

Our President

Learn more about our President, Robert Summerby-Murray.

The McNally entrance.


Learn how we are guiding student success across the university

News and Events

Find out what’s going on at Saint Mary’s

Work at Saint Mary’s

Join faculty and staff committed to academic and research excellence

Facilities Management

Find parking information, keys, etc.


Learn about our commitment to environmental responsibility

Conference Services

Book your next conference at Saint Mary’s