BRIEF ACCOUNT OF ST. MARY’S UNIVERSITY
St. Mary's University (SMU) is a premier accredited private university in Ethiopia. Established in 1998 as a college, SMU got its university status in 2013 following the rigorous evaluation by the Ethiopian Higher Education Relevance and Quality Agency (HERQA). St. Mary’s is committed to quality education, research and community services. Having evolved from a language center, it now offers undergraduate and graduate programs in various fields of studies with magnificent dynamism to meet the rapidly growing demands of students, the industry and the country at large. As an entrepreneurial university, SMU places high regard to the critical need for entrepreneurship. Its sustained commitment to the quality of its services has won it trust and credibility by the public. The figure below shows the turning points of the University.