Saint Leo University

country rank  660
world rank  1832

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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 small town of Saint Leo (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Florida. This institution also has a branch campus in Dade City. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Saint Leo University (SLU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational US 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), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 131 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% 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, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
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
33574-6665 Florida
United States
Tel +1 (352) 588 8200
Fax +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
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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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
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is considered but not required
- Recommendations are considered but not required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Office of Admission MC2008; PO Box 6665
Saint Leo Florida 33574-6665
(352) 588 8283
800 334 5532

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Order of Saint Benedict - www.osb.org

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities II
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Saint Leo University's Library
Saint Leo University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 88,916 physical volumes, 853 physical media, 27,580 digital/electronic medium and 126 licensed digital/electronic databases. Saint Leo University's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
Saint Leo University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,542 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1967


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


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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
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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