Admission Process

College applications can be intimidating. At Saint Leo, we hold your hand through the entire process.

As the oldest Catholic institution of higher education in Florida, Saint Leo serves learners of all faiths. Established in 1889, the University seeks balanced growth in mind, body and spirit for all members of our community.

Applying to Saint Leo

Without a doubt, the college your child chooses says a lot about them. Choosing Saint Leo University says they...

  • Value a high quality education in a principled community where the focus is always on students.
  • Want to be recognized as an individual, not lost in a crowd.
  • Set high standards for themselves and their peers.
  • Expect technology to be fully integrated throughout the learning landscape.
  • Want a college that respects tradition while offering a truly global reach.

Saint Leo University offers our students all of this and more, under the warm Florida sunshine.

Getting Started

Review the Application Process
College applications typically involve a fair amount of paperwork. So before your child clicks the "submit" button, make sure they understand everything that's being asked. Explore undergraduate admission information. For specific admission steps, follow the links below to review the process outlined for each:

First Time in College Admission Requirements

Transfer Admission Requirements

International Admission Requirements

Beat the Deadlines

Saint Leo has a rolling admission process, so candidates can submit applications to the university anytime within a large window. However, priority application dates can be found here. Keep in mind that college admission offices are inundated with applications for a few months each year—if possible, your child should get theirs in before the rush.

Visit Saint Leo

The journey to choosing the best-fit college begins with the campus visit. We at Saint Leo University invite you to the rolling hills of Florida to feel the sense of community that’s been established here, and understand why Saint Leo is so highly regarded by our students as the place where "you’ll love the person you become."

Interviews are not required, but a visit enables the candidate to talk with an admission counselor, tour the campus, visit classes, and meet faculty and students. Schedule for your campus visit today.

Financing Your Child's Education

The financial aid process doesn’t have to be difficult, complicated, scary or stressful. The Saint Leo Financial Aid Office is available to help you navigate the process. Visit the Financial Aid Office section of our website for more detailed information including Tuition and Costs.

Financial Aid Office
Phone: (352) 588-7403
Toll Free: (800) 280-7658
Fax: (866) 708-7770
Email: finaid@saintleo.edu