Students who wish to qualify for admission as a fully
matriculated, degree-seeking student to one of Saint Leo
University's centers must show official evidence of either high
school graduation or a GED. Official evidence means either original
copies of diplomas or certificates, notarized copies, or
verification on other official documents such as a DD214.
Students may also qualify for admission in the absence of any of
the documents required above if they present official transcripts
showing at least 12 credit hours of post-secondary academic credit
with a cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.0. Transcripts must be
from regionally accredited 2 or 4 year post-secondary institutions.
Coursework qualifying as academic credit must be courses normally
acceptable for admission as a matriculated transfer student and may
not be vocational or remedial in nature. If applicants meet none of
the criteria for admission, they may enroll as non-degree seeking
students. Upon completion of 12 credit hours of non-remedial course
work, the applicant may reapply for admission to the
Conditional admission to the University may be granted at the
discretion of the admission counselor or the Center director.
Conditional admission may be made if the prospective student does
not qualify for admission by meeting the usual requirements, but in
the opinion of the admission counselor or the Center Director, has
qualifications that lead to the belief that academic success is a
reasonable expectation. Conditionally admitted students are
considered fully enrolled students and will be evaluated upon the
completion of 12 credit hours of undergraduate, non-fundamental or
remedial courses at Saint Leo University within two academic years.
If the student has maintained a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.0
and has no grades below a "D", that student will meet the
enrollment conditions and continue enrollment in the
No experiential learning, including time-in-grade,
time-in-service credit or other certificate or training programs
will meet the standard of qualification for unconditional
admission, high school or GED requirements, or for transfer credit
unless such work is recognized in the ACE Guidebook. This
restriction will be reviewed on a continuing basis as the
University implements standard practices of experiential credit and
portfolio review processes.