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Saint Leo University Overview

Saint Leo University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Saint Leo, Florida. The suburban atmosphere of Saint Leo makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

What Is Saint Leo University Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$33,405 Avg Cost After Aid
71% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at St. Leo University have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 3%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at St. Leo University.
  • In <nil>, 22% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, St. Leo University bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $47,428 a year. That's about 16% more than their peers at other schools.

Where Is Saint Leo University?


Contact details for St. Leo University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 33701 State Road 52, Saint Leo, FL 33574-6665
Phone: 352-588-8200

How Do I Get Into St. Leo University?

You can apply to St. Leo University online at:

Admission Requirements for St. Leo University

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Considered but not required
Recommendations Considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into St. Leo University?

71% Acceptance Rate
65% Of Accepted Are Women
37% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 71%, St. Leo University may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 34% of accepted students are men and 65% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 69%, and the acceptance rate for women is 72%.

Average Test Scores

About 37% of students accepted to St. Leo University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 590. Math scores were between 460 and 560.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Saint Leo University  ( 470 to 590 )

SAT Math Scores for Saint Leo University  ( 460 to 560 )
St. Leo University received ACT scores from 15% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 24. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 19 and 25.

ACT English Scores for Saint Leo University  ( 18 to 24 )
ACT Math Scores for Saint Leo University  ( 18 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for Saint Leo University  ( 19 to 25 )

Can I Afford Saint Leo University?

$33,405 Net Price
58% Take Out Loans
2.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of St. Leo University is $33,405. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At St. Leo University, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $6,649 a year. That adds up to $26,596 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at St. Leo University is 2.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Saint Leo University Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,940 Full-Time Undergraduates
62% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,740 undergraduate students at St. Leo University, with 4,940 being full-time and 1,800 being part-time.


There are also 2,783 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,940 full-time undergraduates at St. Leo University, 38% are male and 62% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Saint Leo University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 56
Black or African American 1,038
Hispanic or Latino 952
White 1,521
International Students 333
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,040

Geographic Diversity

Florida students aren't the only ones who study at Saint Leo University. At this time, 31 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 83 countries are represented at St. Leo University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Bahamas, Jamaica, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Saint Leo University

6,380 Took All Classes Online
8,030 Took At Least One Class Online
-4.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 36 bachelor’s degree and 45 master’s degree programs available online at St. Leo University. In 2020-2021, 8,030 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at St. Leo University has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 9th most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of St. Leo University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Saint Leo University was -4.5%. This is the #861 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at St. Leo University regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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