General Financial Aid Information and Contact Information
For general information about Saint Leo University's financial aid and how to contact someone regarding financial aid, please visit Saint Leo University's Financial Aid web page.
For information regarding the disbursement of books and supplies for Pell eligible students, please visit our Book Voucher webpage.
Price of Attendance and Net Price Calculator
View Saint Leo University's costs of attendance for each of the university's academic programs.
Utilize Saint Leo's Net Price Calculator in order to assist you in determining possible costs of attendance at Saint Leo University.
Refund Policy and Requirements for Withdrawal and Return of Federal Financial Aid
View the university policy on course withdrawals and the return of federal financial aid »
Assistance Available for Federal, State, Local and Institutional Programs
Be sure to familiarize yourself with information regarding federal, state, and other financial aid assistance available to Saint Leo students. Eligible students are also encouraged to apply for Saint Leo University privately-funded scholarship opportunities and Saint Leo University Campus Grants and Scholarships.
Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy
Student Loan Information
Information on a Borrower’s Rights and Responsibilities, Loan Repayment, and Loan Consolidation is available in the U.S. Department of Education’s publication, “Funding Your Education.”
Students that borrow a federal student loan should be informed that the loan will be submitted to the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS), and will be accessible by guaranty agencies, lenders, and schools determined to be authorized users of the data system. A student’s enrollment status is reported to the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) throughout her/his attendance at SLU. NSLDS can be accessed by visiting www.nslds.ed.gov.
Saint Leo University participates in the Federal Direct Lending Program. For additional information on Federal student loans visit Saint Leo University's Federal Aid programs web page. For information on private student loans, please view our Private Loans webpage. To view Saint Leo University’s preferred lender list, visit FASTChoice.
A sample monthly loan repayment schedule is available on the Loans webpage. The university’s Educational Loan Code of Conduct prohibits a conflict of interest with the responsibilities of an agent of the school with respect to federal or private educational loans. Saint Leo University’s Educational Loan Code of Conduct prohibits a conflict of interest with the responsibilities of an agent of the school with respect to FFELP or private education loans. Please visit the Saint Leo University FASTChoice webpage for information on private loans and the university’s preferred lender list.
Student borrowers must complete online Exit Counseling. Visit the Loans webpage for information the school provides and collects.
General conditions and terms applicable to student employment can be found on the Student Employment webpage.
Graduation Rates for Financial Aid Groups
2009 Cohort - 6 Year Graduation Rate
Federal Pell Grant recipients: 40.9%
Direct Loan recipients (excluding unsubsidized loan recipients) who did not receive a Federal Pell Grant: 46.9%
Students who received neither a Federal Pell Grant nor a Direct Loan (excluding unsubsidized loans): 39.7%
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Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
Students eligible to receive Federal military or veterans’ educational benefits and who have applied for Title IV aid using the Free Application for Federal Student AID (FAFSA) can access a Financial Aid Shopping Sheet. The Financial Aid Shopping Sheet is a standardized financial aid offer designed by the Department of Education. It is a snapshot of a student’s personal aid package, intended to provide prospective undergraduate and graduate students with a consistent way to view costs and aid between universities. Schools are not required to use the form, though Saint Leo University has volunteered along with about 600 other institutions to provide it to inquiring prospective students. The Financial Aid Shopping Sheet is available through the Saint Leo Portal and complies with the Principles of Excellence for Educational Institutions Serving Service Members, Veterans, Spouses, and Other Family Members.
CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Report
June 1, 2020
Saint Leo University signed and submitted the “Recipient’s Funding Certification and Agreement for the Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the Coronavirus Economic Security (CARES) Act” on April 22, 2020. The funding was received by Saint Leo University on May 1, 2020.
$2,320,200 in emergency cash grants was distributed to 2,819 students representing more than 50% of the total Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund awarded to the University. Approximately 7,000 students enrolled at Saint Leo University are eligible to participate in Title IV programs.
Saint Leo University awarded block grants to all degree seeking, Title IV eligible students who were actively attending a class that was required to move from in-person instruction to online instruction.
Emergency Financial Aid Grant recipients were notified via email, text message, and via the online student portal of the award. Students received the award via the refund method of choice that the student had provided previously.