(Please visit the main Financial Aid section for full details.)
You’ve pored through the materials sent by the various colleges
you’re considering, visited websites and campuses, applied and been
admitted. You can picture yourself in classes, walking the campus,
having fun with new friends you’ll meet from around the world.
You’ve narrowed your college choices by considering academic
programs, size, location, co-curricular opportunities, and where
you feel like you belong. Now it’s time to figure out the bottom
line: how you’re going to pay for four of the most special years of
What Do I Get for My Investment?
Tuition & Fees
Types of Aid
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Net Price Calculator
The answer to this question falls into two categories.
The first is: Things you CAN put a price on.
The list is longer than your arm, but here are a few
The second category is: Things you CAN'T put a price
on. Here are some highlights:
The financial aid process doesn’t have to be difficult,
complicated, scary or stressful. The Financial Aid Office at Saint
Leo University is here to help you plan for and navigate through
the financial aid application process.
Above all, know the Financial Aid Office is here to help. We
want you to ask questions and seek our advice, and we want you to
feel like you’re getting the answers you need. After all, your
college education is the best investment you will ever make, and if
Saint Leo is where you want to be, we want you to be here, too.
We know the experience you’ll have here is priceless, and we
want you to be a part of Saint Leo University.
Please visit the Financial Aid
page for more information.
Think you can't afford a private education? Think again.
Saint Leo University prides itself on making an exceptional private
education affordable for its students.
Let's face it—a college education isn't cheap. But it is an
investment, and the quality of that investment can impact your
future. While the dollars and cents are certainly important, it is
also critical to consider the value of the education you will
A Great Value in Private Education
Saint Leo has been consistently ranked among the Best Regional
Universities for the South Region by U.S. News & World
Report. Our tuition is significantly lower than the average
private college tuition.
And keep in mind: 95% of all Saint Leo students at our
University Campus receive some form of financial aid, and 95%
receive grant and scholarship aid they don't have to pay back. You
may qualify for institutional aid from Saint Leo, as well as other
state and federal programs including grants, loans and
We understand the financial aid process can still be
challenging. That's why your Saint Leo admission counselor and
financial aid advisor will work personally with you and your family
to help navigate the process.
Click here for 2017-2018 Academic Year Tuition
There are many options to help you afford the college you
want to attend.
When the Saint Leo University Financial Aid Office “packages”
your financial aid (combines awards from various sources), we will
consider all of the aid types and sources for which you qualify
and/or for which you have applied.
The three types of financial assistance are:
Click here for a complete listing of all
available types of financial aid and their eligibility
Research financial aid and scholarship resources and complete the
Complete and file the FAFSA online at www.fafsa.gov.
Accept and/or decline your awards online at eLion and make your
tuition deposit at www.saintleo.edu/deposit.
Other financial aid and payment plans are available.
Make sure all school fees and expenses are paid and/or a tuition
payment plan agreement has been filed prior to the first day of
Paying for college is often one of a family's greatest financial
investments. Many parents and students are intimidated by the
process of finding and applying for financial aid. While we can't
change the requirements, we can help you understand and navigate
Saint Leo University’s Office of Student Financial Services
looks forward to assisting you in developing a sound financial plan
to achieve your educational goals. Ninety-five percent of Saint
Leo's traditional-age students receive financial aid of some sort,
and 95% receive grant and scholarship aid they don't have to pay
back. Please visit Applying for Financial Aid for detailed
instructions on applying for aid.
We're happy you are beginning to explore how to plan and pay for
your college education. The Net Price Calculator provides an early
indication of what a new, first-year undergraduate student can
expect to pay to attend SLU along with estimating your eligibility
for financial aid, and your out-of-pocket expenses. Colleges have a
variety of costs, resources, and financial aid policies, so your
"net price" will vary from institution to institution.
The Net Price Calculator is intended to provide general
information concerning the net price of attending Saint Leo
University. While the figures shown by the calculator do take into
account several factors unique to each student, the net price or
estimated awards reflected may vary from your actual net price of
Financial aid awards vary widely as the result of specific
student criteria, award fund availability and other factors. The
calculator is not a substitute or official application for
financial aid. Specific awards and the subsequent net price of
attendance cannot be finalized until you have completed the Free
Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and a financial aid
award letter has been issued you by the University.
You will need to answer some basic questions about you and/or
your parents' financial situation, so it might be helpful to have
recent tax forms or pay stubs on hand before you begin.
Click here to begin using the Net Price