Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, FL

Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, FL

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Tuition & Fees

$24,640

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
19%
500-599
65%
400-499
10%
700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
58%
400-499
18%
30-36
9%
24-29
43%
18-23
44%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,745
Declined 1,450
Total Received 5,195
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Private

2,282

undergraduate students

3,069

graduate students

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School Facts

Saint Leo University, founded in 1889, is a Catholic, liberal arts school. Its 215-acre campus is located in Saint Leo, 25 miles from Tampa.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 5,351
Established in 1889
Coeducational Coeducational

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215-acre, rural campus in Saint Leo (population: 1,491), 25 miles northeast of Tampa. Major airport serves Tampa; bus and train serve Lakeland (32 miles). School operates transportation to Tampa airport by arrangement and to local shopping areas weekly.

  • Metropolitan area: Tampa, Orlando
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Tampa International

Saint Leo University
33701 State Road 52
Saint Leo
33574-6665

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
68%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Caribbean Student Association
  • Alpha Phi Omega
  • Intercultural Student Association
  • Leo for St. Jude
  • American Marketing Association

Top Events

  • Spring Fling
  • Family Fall Festival
  • Campus Activities Board Bingo Night

Fun Facts

  • A fish tank in one of Saint Leo University's apartment buildings was featured on the TV show Tanked in 2013.
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
27%
Top 1/2
58%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
19%
500-599
65%
400-499
10%
700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
58%
400-499
18%
30-36
9%
24-29
43%
18-23
44%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.13

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,745
Declined 1,450
Total Received 5,195

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

character/personal qualities
interview

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
application essay
first generation
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 79
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Bowling, Field hockey, Football, Sand volleyball, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Bowling, Fencing, Football, Sand volleyball, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Corporate Communications
Computer Software Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Criminalistics and Criminal Science
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Homeland Security
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Human Biology
Information Technology
International/Global Studies
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

5,351

total students

74%

in-state

26%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

43%

2,282
students

Female
58%
1,324

Male
42%
958

57%

3,069
students

Female
65%
1,981

Male
35%
1,088

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

2,223
students

Female
59%
1,299

Male
41%
924

3%

59
students

Female
43%
25

Male
57%
34

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 69%
Student 4 year graduation rate 36%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

14%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Hispanic/Latino
37%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

182

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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