About St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas
St. Mary's University, founded in 1852 by Marianist brothers and priests, is the first institution of higher learning in San Antonio and the oldest Catholic university in Texas and the Southwest.
The University provides a Catholic education experience that evokes academic excellence while integrating liberal studies, professional preparation and ethical commitment. St. Mary's 192 full-time faculty members, 93 percent of whom hold doctoral or terminal degrees in their fields, are committed to student success in and out of the classroom. St. Mary's has more than 75 academic programs, which include two doctoral and two law programs. The student/faculty ratio of 12-to-1 permits small classes and promotes active learning.
With a diverse student population of about 4,000 of all faiths and backgrounds, St. Mary's is home to five schools: Humanities and Social Sciences; Bill Greehey School of Business; Science, Engineering and Technology; Graduate; and Law.