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.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur,
Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the
accreditation of Saint Leo University.
Like other reputable universities, we recognize transfer credit
from only regionally accredited degree-granting institutions as
listed in the American Council on Education's Accredited
Institutions of Postsecondary Education. Regional accreditation is
the highest form of accreditation a college or university can
obtain, and is predominately obtained by academically oriented,
Saint Leo University’s School of Business received initial
accreditation by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business
Education (IACBE) in September 1999, and received initial
accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools &
Programs (ACBSP) in November 2014. Saint Leo University’s
degree program in social work is accredited by the Commission on
Accreditation of the Council on Social Work Education (BSW and
MSW). Saint Leo University’s undergraduate Sport Business program
and MBA Sport Business Concentration are accredited by the
Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA).
The Bridge Program at Saint Leo University is accredited by the
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation. For further
information about this accreditation, please contact CEA, 1001
North Fairfax Street, Suite 630, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703)
Saint Leo University has Teacher Education Programs approval by
the State of Florida Department of Education.
Undergraduate and master's degree programs in the Donald R.
Tapia School of Business are accredited by IACBE and ACBSP. For a
list of accredited programs, Click Here.
Saint Leo University holds memberships in:
Licensure indicates only that minimum standards have been met;
it is not equal to or synonymous with accreditation by an
accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of
Saint Leo University is licensed by the Nonpublic Postsecondary
Education Commission organized under the Georgia Department of
Education. 2189 Northlake Parkway, Building 10, Suite 100, Tucker,
GA 30084-4113. (770) 414-3300.
Saint Leo University Shaw Center, South Carolina, is licensed by
the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. 1333 Main
Street, Suite 200, Columbia, SC 29201. (803) 737-2260. Licensure
indicates only that minimum standards have been met; it is not
equal to or synonymous with accreditation by an accrediting agency
recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
The State Council of Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV) has
certified Saint Leo University (33701 State Road 52, P.O. Box 6665,
Saint Leo, FL 33574-6665) to operate in Virginia at the following
locations (Fort Lee Center, 700 Quarters Road, Bldg. 12400, P. O.
Box 5220, Fort Lee, VA 23801-0220; South Hampton Roads Center,
Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek – Fort Story, 1481 D Street,
Bldg. 3016, Virginia Beach, VA 23459 and Virginia Peninsula Center,
Fort Eustis, U. S. Army Education Center, 1500 Madison Avenue, PO
Box 4326, Fort Eustis, VA 23604).
Saint Leo University holds articulation agreements with more
than 40 community colleges throughout the U.S. This formal
agreement allows credit from these community colleges to translate
directly into credit for Saint Leo University courses. Click here for the
full list of colleges.