Saint Leo University
Saint Leo, FL 33574-6665


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 14,649
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 16:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,610 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Saint Leo University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,501 applications and 3,139 students were granted admission. Saint Leo University is at the #68 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

In Fall 2016, 31% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 31% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT900 to 1090
ACT20 to 26
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Saint Leo University's tuition was $20,760 for all students regardless of residency (22.5% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Saint Leo University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 44% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,526 (which is 2.9% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Saint Leo University in 2016-2017, was 489, which is 75% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,738 (which is 36.6% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Saint Leo University has enrolled a total of 14,649 students (11,192 students full-time and 3,457 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 14,649 students, 1,747 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and 11,017 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 3,632 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 7,922 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 37%

Black/African American: 35%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 11%

Hispanic: 11%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Two or more races: 2%

Asian: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Saint Leo University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 29% 1,369 25
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 20% 920 885
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 11% 535 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 7% 315 271
Theology And Religious Vocations 5% 247 75
Education 4% 180 172
Psychology 1% 60 46
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 1% 30 20
Social Sciences 1% 26 0
Mathematics And Statistics 0% 12

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Saint Leo University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Saint Leo University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $35,600. Last year, out of the total 3,909 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 3,440 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 4,174 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,506 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $35,600 $42,800
Employment Rate 88% 84%
Total Graduates 3,909 4,174

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Saint Leo University.

Florida College
22.2 mile away
Everest University-Tampa
27.7 mile away
Florida Southern College
28.4 mile away
Southeastern University
29.5 mile away
The University of Tampa
29.7 mile away
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