SLU

Saint Leo University

33701 FL-52, St Leo, United States
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  • Total Documents
    2
  • Class Notes
    2
  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    1
  • Currently Enrolled
    34
  • Previously Enrolled
    55

Overview of Saint Leo University (SLU)

About this school

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.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,264
    • Men:972 (42.9%)
    • Women:1,292 (57.1%)

Location

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Admission Information (SLU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Saint Leo University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
2

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Recommended
August 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
PO Box 6665
City, State, Zip
Saint Leo, FL  33574-6665
Phone
(352) 588-8283
Fax
(352) 588-8257
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
70% of 4,501 applicants were admitted
Women
72% of 2,841 applicants were admitted
Men
65% of 1,660 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
859 (27%) of 3,139 admitted students enrolled
Women
510 (25%) of 2,053 admitted students enrolled
Men
349 (32%) of 1,086 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.50
375 And Above
30%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
13%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |20-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
7%
• Score 24 - 29
31%
• Score 18 - 23
59%
• Score 12 - 17
3%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (SLU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $21,970 (60.17199824715162%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,570 (28.949386503067483%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,344 (3.6809815950920246%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,628 (7.197633654688869%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Saint Leo University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001526
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
476 (89.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
426 (89.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
426 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
69 (16.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$22,815
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 426 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,309
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 394 (92.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,492
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 29 (6.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
105 (19.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,854

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,690 (82.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,496 (88.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,496 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
265 (17.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
73%
Average Award
$22,237
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,494 (99.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,931
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,374 (91.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,424
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 90 (6.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
516 (25.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,317

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
73%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$40,359
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
22.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
8.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Business, Military Science
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$4,254

Academics & Instruction (SLU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


129

Part-Time Faculty


82

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


51%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 12% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 37% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 52% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 14% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 79% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 7% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
671,720

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
150
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Saint Leo University provides visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


72.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


31.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


38.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


40.0%

Programs & Majors (SLU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (35)


  • Accounting
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Corporate Communications
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Criminalistics and Criminal Science
  • Economics, General
  • Education, Other
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Homeland Security
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Human Services, General
  • International/Global Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Computer and information sciences, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Accounting, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (21)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Human Resources Management
  • Human Services
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Research
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Project Management
  • Social Work
  • Sports Management
  • Writing

Campus Life (SLU)

Location & Geography

Population


1,369

Nearest Metropolitan Area


280 acres

Environment


Rural community

Campus Size


Tampa, Orlando

Weather


Temperature
50 average low in January, 89.5 average high in September
Rain
115 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
25 mile(s) from campus in Tampa
Nearest Bus Station
8 mile(s) from campus in Dade City
Nearest Train Station
8 mile(s) from campus in Dade City

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


67% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


33%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Lions
School Colors
Hunter green and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, field hockey, football, sand volleyball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Saint Leo University offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, caribbean student association, alpha phi omega, intercultural student association, opus fides, pacioli accounting club

Sororities


16% of women participate

Fraternities


9% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,192

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,264
Women
1,292
Men
972

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

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


3,634

Student Resources (SLU)

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