WHY STUDY AT SMU?
VERY FRIENDLY AND WELCOMING ENVIRONMENT FOR LEARNING
St. Mary’s University provides students with a very friendly and welcoming environment to enhance their potential. It is not only an institution from which students will acquire knowledge and skills but it also creates the most comfortable environment for them to contribute to the knowledge, skills and experience building and sharing endeavors. Different forums are put in place to help students practice their leadership, management, presentation, research, debate and critical thinking skills. Its conducive campuses help students grow personally, academically, professionally, and socially.
COMMITMENT TO QUALITY EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
St. Mary’s University has a well-established culture of quality assurance and enhancement practices. To ensure that its services are of high quality and standard, SMU involves practitioners, academicians and researchers in its teaching and assessment. This allows students to see the convergence and/or divergence between theory and practice.
St. Mary’s University has been a premier choice for both boys and girls because it has very safe campuses. More than 60% of the undergraduate and more than one third of the graduate students are female. SMU takes extra care for its students. To this effect, the University has put in place systems that help students exercise their rights.
With a view to keep the teaching learning environment healthy, St. Mary’s University has made its campuses smoking-free for more than a decade and a half now.
St. Mary’s University has two campuses. They are located at the heart of Addis Ababa – Maichew Square. The campuses are half a kilometer away from each other. Both of them are accessible for students coming from and going to different directions. One can catch a taxi a couple of minutes walk away from the campuses to go to any direction of the city.