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Saint Leo University
Saint Leo, FL
Saint Leo University, founded in 1889, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts university that offers a military education program. Its 153-acre campus, including buildings with a Spanish Florida baroque architectural style, is located in Saint Leo.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,264
   Women 1,292 (57.1%)
   Men 972 (42.9%)
Graduate Students 3,634
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 70% of 4,501 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.50
SAT Math 504 average
450-540 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 500 average
450-550 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 23 average
20-26 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $35,922
  Tuition and Fees $21,440
  Room and Board $10,210
Average Percent of Need Met 71%
Average Freshman Award $20,841
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 125
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 31% of classes
20-29 students: 57% of classes
Saint Leo Population 1,369
Nearest Metropolitan Area Tampa, Orlando
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 85% of freshmen, 64% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Mascot Lions
Sororities 16% of women participate
Fraternities 9% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.9% Asian
16.2% Black/African-American
21.3% Hispanic/Latino
2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
49.3% White
8.1% Unknown
International Students 12.0% from 63 countries
First-Year Students Returning 72.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 31.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 17.0%