Saint Leo University

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world rank  1763

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University Overview

Founded in 1889, Saint Leo University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban 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 (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 129 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. SLU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 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 Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Order of Saint Benedict -

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Saint Leo University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA)
  • Florida Department of Education
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)


  • American Council on Education (ACE)
  • Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB)
  • Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (ICUF)
  • American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018