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Saint Leo University

As the oldest Catholic institution of higher education in Florida and one of the top universities in Central Florida, Saint Leo University has a century-long tradition of welcoming students of all faiths.

About

History

Established in 1889 by the Order of Saint Benedict of Florida, the university seeks balanced growth in mind, body and spirit for all members of our community. Saint Leo has grown from a peaceful campus in the rolling hills of Central Florida to an institution of international consequence—ranked one of the best regional universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report.

Education

Saint Leo offers over 50 undergraduate degrees, programs and endorsements as well as master's, doctoral and certificate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business, and College of Education & Social Services.

Career

The Saint Leo University Career Services department is excited to introduce Handshake, our career recruitment platform. Discover new career paths, find amazing jobs and internships, and connect with great companies.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

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Services

Student services

The Multicultural and International Services Office (MISO) is dedicated to helping international students throughout your entire time at Saint Leo. We start with pre-arrival advising, and continue to offer guidance on everything from academic support and immigration to American slang and holiday customs.

A primary role of the Multicultural and International Services Office (MISO) is to serve as an intermediary between international students and the U.S. government.

Housing services

When you live on campus, you’re surrounded by a beautiful lakefront environment with all the amenities and activities you could possibly ask for. Make lasting college memories here.

The Perks

  • Breathtaking views of Lake Jovita. Spanish Mission architecture. Rolling hills. Sunshine.
  • Research shows that students who live on campus achieve higher academically.
  • Out of printer paper or need advice on what outfit looks better for tonight's date? Your friend down the hall has got both.
  • Residence hall floors have resident assistants to make your health and happiness a priority.
  • Play foosball or Madden in the Lion's Den. Hit the gym. Take in a choral performance. Cheer on the Lions on the lacrosse field.

Library services

University Campus students: the library building is open for extended hours during the academic year, along with all of our online resources and services.

Online students: you have access to many of the same resources as our Center students. We are always here to help you; whether you are on campus or around the world.

ICT services

There are two computer classrooms and one computer lab in the Daniel A. Cannon Memorial Library. Full Internet access and all necessary software for classes is available.

Student Life

Campus life

Less than an hour from the vibrancy of downtown Tampa, our peaceful campus is surrounded by rolling green hills, dazzling orange groves, and clear-water lakes. All residence halls provide free Wi-Fi, laundry, cable, and a fridge, or full kitchen, in each room.

Sports facilities

There has never been a better time to be a Lion. Saint Leo Athletics is now a Top Five program in all of NCAA Division II. Our athletes compete in the Sunshine State Conference, which is known as the "Conference of National Champions."

Accreditation

Saint Leo University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

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Saint Leo University Online
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Through hard work, the coursework led to academic success. Class discussions helped to interact with other students. Arranging two of the courses where we were assigned to large groups of seven for weekly projects proved to be stressful, as I learned that not all students chose to work hard.

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I am currently enrolled at Saint Leo University online school. It is a great school, however I have had too many incidents where I contacted my lecturers and got no response when in need of help. Also, I do not like that they limit the amount of classes online students can take. Until completion of four credit courses, students are only allowed to take two courses a...

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