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Experts in Their Fields—and Their Classrooms

The faculty at Saint Leo University are dedicated to fostering a values-based, student-centered learning environment that will prepare you for a lifetime of success. They are experienced in their fields and eager to help you achieve your academic and professional goals. And our student-to-faculty ratio is only 14:1, which means you can expect individual mentorship and guidance from professors who know your name.

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Student-to-Faculty Ratio


Of Faculty Hold Terminal Degrees in Their Field


Of Faculty Teach Undergraduate Courses

Featured Faculty Members

Catch up on how our featured faculty are making waves in their fields and classrooms!

  • image of Saint Leo University faculty, Jacob B. Aguilar, Ph.D.

    Jacob Aguilar, Ph.D.

  • image of Saint Leo University faculty, Harsha Perera, Ph.D.

    Harsha Perera, Ph.D.

  • image of Saint Leo University faculty, Michael J. Tkacik, Ph.D.

    Michael Tkacik, Ph.D.

  • Small classes. Big impact.

    Thanks to our small class sizes and intimate student-to-faculty ratio, students can count on personalized support from their professors and collaborative learning opportunities—no matter which learning experience they choose. Our faculty seek to help students discover their passions and leverage them into rewarding and successful career paths.

  • Faculty have been very helpful. You can email, call, or communicate face-to-face online. They’re good at understanding and at cheerleading. They realize it’s tough, and we have lives outside of school. They’re very encouraging.

    Sherri McCann | Online Master of Social Work Program

  • Build valuable connections.

    Your professors will be more than just teachers at Saint Leo University—they will also be mentors and advisors, who can help connect you with a network of other industry experts and opportunities. Whether you are studying on campus, online, or at an education center, our faculty are here to support your dreams.

    That’s what it means to be part of the Saint Leo community.

  • My Saint Leo instructors and academic advisor, whom I never met in person, gave me strength, encouragement and warmth through that struggling period of my life. I will never forget how much they’ve helped me.

    John Sinclair | Online Psychology Degree Program

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The Center for Global Engagement

The Center for Global Engagement provides a wide range of services and programs to help international students adjust to cultural life at Saint Leo. We are here to help our international students have a rewarding and fulfilling experience while at Saint Leo University.  Take a tour of their office!