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Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, FL

At A Glance

Main Address

33701 State Road 52

Saint Leo, FL 33574-9701

https://www.saintleo.edu/

Admission Office

Box 6665 MC2008

Saint Leo, FL 33574-6665

(352) 588-8283

Fax : (352) 588-8257

admissions@saintleo.edu

Contact : Senthil Kumar

University Vice President, Strategic Enrollment Management

Type of School

Medium

Private

university

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Roman Catholic Church

College Board Code: 5638

Quick Facts

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 47.0%

Total undergraduates : 2,282

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 782

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 82.0%

Average financial aid package : $26,780.00

In-State Tuition : $24,950.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $24,950.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Setting

Rural Community (<2,500)

Rural

Residential campus

Deadlines

Admission

Application rolling begin : Sep 1

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : May 1 (or within 2 week(s) if notified after May 1st)

Housing deposit due : May 1

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Aug 1

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Jan 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 14 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 47.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 69.0%

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Business/Marketing : 26.0%
Security and Protective Services : 15.0%
Psychology : 11.0%
Computer and Information Sciences : 10.0%
Biology : 8.0%
Parks And Recreation : 7.0%
Social Sciences : 6.0%

Associates
Liberal Arts : 86.0%
Business/Marketing : 9.0%
Computer and Information Sciences : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B
Biomedical Sciences, General B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting B M
Business Administration and Management, General A B D M
Business/Commerce, General M
Business/Corporate Communications, General B
Hospitality Administration/Management, General B
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management M
Marketing Research M
Marketing/Marketing Management, General B
Project Management M

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General B
Informatics B
Information Technology B M

Education
Education, General M
Educational Leadership and Administration, General M
Educational/Instructional Technology M
Elementary Education and Teaching B
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration M
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching B
Reading Teacher Education M
Secondary Education and Teaching B
Special Education and Teaching, General M

English Language, Literature & Letters
Creative Writing M
English Language and Literature, General B
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Health/Health Care Administration/Management B

History
History, General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General B

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Globalization Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management B

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies B

Psychology
Counseling Psychology B
Developmental and Child Psychology B
Experimental Psychology B
Forensic Psychology M
Psychology, General B

Public Administration & Social Services
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services
Corrections Administration M
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration A
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies B M
Criminalistics and Criminal Science B
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management M
Homeland Security B C

Social Sciences
Criminology M
Economics, General B
Political Science and Government, General B
Sociology B

Theology & Religious Vocations
Theology/Theological Studies C M

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Double Major

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Teacher Certification

Accelerated Program

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

ROTC Available

ROTC, Air Force

ROTC, Army

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Weekend College

Computer Services

1264 Public computers, available in: Dorms, Libraries, Student Center, Computer Center

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Computer repair service available on campus

Student web hosting available

Wireless network available

Where Graduates Go

Within one year of receiving their bachelor’s degree:

Law : 1.0%

Business : 5.0%

Other : 12.0%

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Geographic Location : 25 miles north of Tampa.

Rural Community

Rural

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 2,282

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 782

Degree-seeking undergrads : 2,280

Graduate enrollment : 3,069

Student General Information

All students average age : 21

Full time students average age : 20

In state students : 74.0%

Out of state students : 26.0%

Part Time students : 2.0%

Percentage of males : 42.0%

Percentage of females : 58.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 2.0%

Black African American : 14.0%

Asian : 1.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 21.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 10.0%

White : 37.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 14.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Other Activities & Organizations : Fish aquariums allowed.

Student Newspaper : The Lions' Pride

Student Newspaper URL : https://lionsprideonline.com/

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 83.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 68.0%

Housing Options

Men's Housing

Women's Housing

Special Housing For Disabled Students

Theme Housing

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $500.00

Housing deposit due : May 1

Housing deposit is not refunded if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Lions

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Intramural

Scholarship

NCAA Division II

Club

Counseling And Wellness

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Health services

Personal counseling

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Chaplain/spiritual director

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

Y

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

Y

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

Y

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Cheerleading

Men's Club

Women's Club

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Field Hockey

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Football(non-tackle)

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Lacrosse

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division II

Swimming

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Track: Outdoor

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Ultimate Frisbee

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division II

Other Sports : Acrobatics and Tumbling W


Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 5,195

Admitted : 3,745

Enrolled : 782

Somewhat selective 72.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Rigor of secondary school record

Important

Character/Personal Qualities

Interview

Considered

Alumni Relation

Application Essay

Class Rank

Extracurricular Activities

First generation college student

Level of Applicant's Interest

Recommendations

Standardized Test Scores

Talent/Ability

Volunteer Work

Work Experience

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Required for some: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

Institution's own exam

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Transcript/record of courses and grades

Interview

Letter of recommendation from person other than parent

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

High school GPA, guidance counselor's recommendation, high school curriculum important.

High school class rank of incoming freshmen

Top Tenth : 9.0%

Top Quarter : 27.0%

Top Half : 58.0%

Bottom Half : 42.0%

Bottom Quarter : 12.0%

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 15.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 28.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 24.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 9.0%

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

700 - 800 : 6.0%

600 - 699 : 19.0%

500 - 599 : 65.0%

400 - 499 : 10.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

SAT Math

700 - 800 : 2.0%

600 - 699 : 22.0%

500 - 599 : 58.0%

400 - 499 : 18.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

ACT Composite

30 - 36 : 9.0%

24 - 29 : 43.0%

18 - 23 : 44.0%

12 - 17 : 4.0%

ACT Math

30 - 36 : 7.0%

24 - 29 : 28.0%

18 - 23 : 48.0%

12 - 17 : 17.0%

ACT English

30 - 36 : 13.0%

24 - 29 : 43.0%

18 - 23 : 35.0%

12 - 17 : 9.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Up to 30 credits may be earned through AP Exams. The maximum limit on standardized examination transfer credit is 40. Credit is awarded for a score of 3 or higher.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

English

0

4

Math

0

3

Science

0

2

Social Studies

0

3

Foreign Language

0

2

Academic Electives

0

2

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : 18.0% and Percent who submitted ACT scores : 7.0%

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

510 - 590

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

530 - 600

ACT Composite

22 - 27


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

ELE-2XX

All

3-D Art and Design

3

3

ELE-2XX

All

Art History

3

6

ART-123, ELE-1XX

All

Biology

3

4

BIO-125

All

5

8

BIO-125 & BIO-126

All

Calculus AB

3

4

MAT-231

All

Calculus BC

3

8

MAT-231, MAT-232

All

Chemistry

3

4

CHE-123 (3 credits) & CHE-123L (1 credit)

All

5

8

CHE-123 (3 credits) & CHE-123L (1 credit) & CHE-124 (3 credits) & CHE-124L (1 credit)

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

3

FRL-2XX

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

POL-223

All

Computer Science A

3

3

COM-207

All

Computer Science Principles

3

3

COM-1XX

All

Drawing

3

6

ART-221, ELE-2XX

All

English Language and Composition

3

6

ENG-121, ENG-1XX

All

English Literature and Composition

3

6

ENG-121, ENG-122

All

Environmental Science

3

3

PSC-1XX

All

European History

3

7

HTY-124, ELE-1XX

All

French Language and Culture

3

3

FRL-1XX

All

German Language and Culture

3

3

FRL-1XX

All

Human Geography

3

3

GEO-1XX

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

3

FRL-2XX

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

3

FRL-2XX

All

Latin

3

3

FRL-1XX

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECO-201

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECO-202

All

Music Theory

3

6

MUS-121, ELE-1XX

All

Physics 1

3

4

PHY-221

All

Physics 2

3

4

PHY-222

All

Physics B

3

8

PHY-221, PHY-222

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

PHY-222

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

PHY-221

All

Psychology

3

3

PSY-161

All

Research

3

3

ELE-1XX

All

Seminar

3

3

ELE-1XX

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

6

SPA-111, SPA-112

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

6

SPA-212, SPA-211

All

Statistics

3

3

MAT-201

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

POL-223

All

United States History

3

6

HTY-121,ELE-1XX

All

World History: Modern

3

6

HTY-124, ELE-1XX

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

6

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

6

Biology

50

3

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

6

Chemistry

50

3

College Algebra

50

3

College Composition

50

6

College Mathematics

50

3

English Literature

50

6

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Humanities

50

6

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Natural Science

50

6

Pre Calculus

50

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Social Sciences and History

50

6

Spanish I

50

6

Spanish II

66

12

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 68.0%

% of loans / jobs : 32.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 100.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 80.0%

% Judged to have need : 87.0%

% that were offered aid : 87.0%

% that had need fully met : 23.0%

% of need met : 82.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $26,780.00

Avg non need-based aid : $12,381.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $19,866.00

Avg need-based loan : $3,412.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $27,813.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Jan 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Melinda Clark

Financial aid office phone : (800) 240-7658

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

State aid form

Other: State Aid Form For Florida Residents

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Athletics

Leadership

Minority Status

Religious Affiliation

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Deferred payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$24,950.00

$24,950.00

$24,950.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$24,950.00

$24,950.00

$24,950.00

Room and board:

$11,600.00

$6,962.00

$2,260.00

Books and supplies:

$1,116.00

$1,116.00

$1,116.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$1,830.00

$1,830.00

$1,830.00

Transportation expenses:

$1,228.00

$1,128.00

$1,128.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$40,724.00

$35,986.00

$31,284.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$40,724.00

$35,986.00

$31,284.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

Sport

Male

Female

Baseball

Available

Basketball

Available

Available

Cross-Country

Available

Available

Golf

Available

Available

Lacrosse

Available

Available

Soccer

Available

Available

Softball

Available

Swimming

Available

Available

Tennis

Available

Available

Volleyball

Available

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 9

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2.5

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 1

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 64

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 90

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 30

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Statement of good standing from Prior Institution(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 622

Transfers admitted percentage: 55.0%

Transfers admitted: 348

Transfers enrolled percentage: 29.0%

Transfers enrolled: 182

Students who applied for transfer from 2 year schools: 33.0%

Students who applied for transfer from 4 year schools: 67.0%

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $24,950.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $11,600.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $6,962.00

Additional estimated expenses: $4,000.00

Costs per credit hour: --

Financial Aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 79

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students