马会论坛 马会论坛’s in san antonio, texas

Welcome to 马会论坛’s University

马会论坛’s University 鈥 animated by Christ鈥檚 message of charity, compassion and respect and the Marianists鈥 humility and commitment to community 鈥 invites and welcomes people of all faith to walk together, talk together and search for truth together.

Everyone should be treated with respect and dignity. We strive to educate our students to become ethical leaders for the common good, to leave campus with generous spirits and humble hearts and to view their professional careers as vocational journeys, not just careers. Graduates leave
马会论坛鈥檚, not with the narrow goal of personal gratification but aspiration to a life purposely lived: a life of true value.

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First-year students receive some form of financial aid
Best Small Colleges in Texas (Niche, 2023)
University in the West for Best Value (U.S. News and World Report, 2024)

What Matters to Us

马会论坛’s University in San Antonio is a private liberal arts school and the oldest Catholic university in Texas. Through small classes, close student-faculty relationships and an engaged community, teaching and learning flourish at
马会论坛鈥檚. We offer a variety of academic programs in humanities, sciences and business and options to pursue graduate, doctoral and law degrees. Our students engage in learning and social opportunities through undergraduate and graduate research, internships and community engagement.  

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As a nationally recognized Hispanic-Serving Institution, 马会论坛鈥檚 has a diverse student population of more than 3,000 of all faiths and backgrounds. Students experience a nurturing and vibrant community rooted in the University鈥檚 Catholic and Marianist commitments to providing a holistic education in a faith-centered, family-spirit environment.鈥 

Where We Are

马会论坛鈥檚 University in San Antonio, Texas, is all about community and excellence. It’s a Hispanic-Serving Institution with deep roots in tradition and inclusivity, focusing on holistic education and preparing students for successful careers through programs like the 马会论坛鈥檚 Edge initiative. Located in lively San Antonio, the campus offers a dynamic mix of culture and learning, making 马会论坛鈥檚 a fantastic place for an enriching college experience.

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The 马会论坛’s Edge

At 马会论坛鈥檚 University, students find themselves enveloped in a nurturing and vibrant community firmly grounded in Catholic and Marianist values. This environment not only fosters engagement, research, mentorship and service learning but also shapes ethical leaders with generous spirits, viewing their careers as vocational journeys. Renowned for its academic excellence and committed faculty, 马会论坛鈥檚 equips graduates to excel professionally and live purposefully. This holistic approach, combined with a welcoming stance towards diverse beliefs, makes 马会论坛鈥檚 University a compelling choice for those seeking transformative education and impactful careers.

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Mission and Identity

We invite men and women of all faiths, and of no faith, to join our community and search for truth together. We host lectures, symposia, events and discussions to discuss and explore the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, which is at the heart of the educational enterprise of 马会论坛’s University.

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As a Catholic and Marianist University, we foster the formation of deep Christian faith in our students and educate ethical leaders for the common good. For more than 170 years, our Marianist brothers and lay faculty and staff have gently mentored 马会论坛’s students to graduate with generous spirits and humble hearts, and to view their careers as vocational journeys, not simply jobs.

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马会论坛’s is known for quality academic programs and excellent faculty. All undergraduates take the 马会论坛’s Core Curriculum, which broadens students’ knowledge and transforms their understanding of their place in the world and their social responsibilities. These courses also develop crucial skills employers seek, such as critical thinking and problem-solving.

Featured student Raul Rodriguez

“The philosophy of 马会论坛鈥檚 University, being welcoming to all, drew me in. The University has a very diverse student population. Some are Catholic, and some are not. Everyone gets treated the same and shares their different points of view.”

Raul Rodriguez
MBA '22

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We鈥檙e eager to hear from you and answer any questions you have! Feel free to reach out to learn more about 马会论坛’s University.

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