Saint Leo University

country rank  770
world rank  2152

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University Overview

Founded in 1889, Saint Leo University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the village of Saint Leo (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Florida. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Dade City. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Saint Leo University (SLU) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Saint Leo University (SLU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 131 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym SLU
Founded 1889
Motto You'll love the person you become here
Colours Green and gold

University Location

Address 33701 State Road 52
Saint Leo (population range: under 2,500)
33574-6665 Florida
United States
T +1 (352) 588 8200
F +1 (352) 588 8257
Other locations Dade City

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Office of Admission MC2008; PO Box 6665
Saint Leo Florida 33574-6665
+1 (352) 588 8283
800 334 5532

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Order of Saint Benedict -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Saint Leo University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • International Accreditation Council for Business Education IACBE
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs ACBSP
  • Council on Social Work Education CSWE
  • Commission on Sport Management Accreditation COSMA
  • Florida Department of Education

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Council of Education (ACE)
  • Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
  • Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (ICUF)
  • American Association of Adult and Continuing Education
  • National Collegiate Honor Society
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
  • University Continuing Education Association (UCEA)
  • National Association of Institutions for Military Education Services (NAIMES)
  • National Catholic Education Association
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities

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