Saint Leo University

Also known as St. Leo University

33701 State Road 52, Saint Leo, FL

Campus image of Saint Leo University

Saint Leo University, a nonprofit private institution, offers a large number of educational opportunities, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Saint Leo, FL, the campus offers a rural setting for students to study in. The school maintains a Roman Catholic affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Enrollment at SLU exceeds 16,000 annually.

Areas of study available at SLU include:

  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Psychology
  • Computer And Information Sciences
  • Education

The admissions process begins with the submission of an application, student records, and standardized test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions staff. A SAT or ACT exam is required prior to applying, with scores in a range of 860 to 1040 on the SAT and in a range of 19 to 23 on the ACT is typical among students admitted to this school. This school admits roughly 90% of students applying annually. Of those applicants admitted, nearly 29% of students attended the school. More information from the admissions office can be found at

Undergraduate tuition is approximately $20,000 annually, though it may change based on any number of circumstances. Students may visit the school's net price calculator to determine a more personalized cost estimate. Housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is estimated to be $5,200. Students attending Saint Leo University may be eligible for aid which is generally scholarships, grants, and loans.

The Saint Leo University Lions participate in a number of athletic programs, as part of the NCAA organization. Available athletic programs offered may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Golf (NCAA Division II)
  • Lacrosse (NCAA Division II)

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Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may provide a better idea of the students St. Leo University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Saint Leo University is around 16,000 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 4% enrolling as graduate students and 76% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $22,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • Part time students pay in the range of $540 to $640 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships99%$13,350
Receiving Student Loans80%$6,627

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Saint Leo University may provide services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Saint Leo University is approximately 46%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years30%
Graduating in 5 Years13%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Medical Dosimetry Program
    • * Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 2008)

Intercollegiate Athletics

St. Leo University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Sunshine State Conference)
  • Basketball (Sunshine State Conference)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Saint Leo University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences


English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies


Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Saint Leo University for official up-to-date information.

Contact Information

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