Saint Leo, Florida: Where Transformation Happens
Welcome to campus life, fellow Lions! With breathtaking views of Lake Jovita, palm trees, and rolling green space, the Saint Leo University campus in Saint Leo, Florida, is home to over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries from around the world. By living on campus, you can take advantage of residence and dining halls, athletic and advanced learning facilities, the thrilling attractions of Tampa Bay, and so much more!
92% Of Students Would Recommend Saint Leo to a Friend
Top 15 Best Dorms That Are Nicer Than Your Apartment
Of Undergraduate Students Live on Campus
Get Involved: Share Common Interests and Make Friends!
One of the perks of being on campus is to be able to get involved in activities with like-minded individuals and make connections.
We Want Our Community to Serve as Your Second Home
Living on campus gives students the opportunity to experience university life in its most traditional sense. You are able to make easy connections with faculty, staff, and your fellow students as you attend classes. Not only can you make these meaningful connections, but you also have the chance to live in our beautiful residence quarters and enjoy our fully stocked dining halls that serve a variety of delicious and healthy meals.
Living in Tampa Bay: the excitement never ends!
As one of the premier colleges in the Tampa Bay region, Saint Leo offers a small-town vibe with its serene campus setting while giving you access to the energy and cultural vibrancy of downtown Tampa, less than an hour away! There is plenty to see and do here!
We strive to ensure your experience at Saint Leo University is a transformative one. Our Support Resources are designed to provide guidance and assistance so that you can excel in your academics and your personal and professional goals.
Scholarships and financial aid support are available.
We know securing the appropriate funds for your education is vital to your experience at Saint Leo University. Our Student Financial Services Office is here to help you understand the types of aid that are available to you.
It means a lot to receive such a tremendous amount of financial aid. It makes me feel very secure financially…and makes me feel happy emotionally knowing that Saint Leo University truly cares about their students.
Sofia Wharton | Criminal Justice student
Get personalized support from your success coach.
We want to make sure each of our undergraduate students receives the individual support they need to be successful both personally and academically. Our success coaches aim to be a resource for them throughout their entire on-campus experience.
Our on-campus security team keeps students safe.
Despite Saint Leo University’s extremely safe environment, our trained campus security team works around the clock so that you can focus on learning and enjoying your college experience.
Tech support keeps you connected no matter what the environment.
If you ever need online support, we have got you covered. We work to provide you with high-quality and secure technology and technical solutions that will enhance your learning experience.
What Makes Saint Leo’s Campus Experience Great? Let Our Community Tell You.
“Saint Leo is not just an academic institution, it’s a formation institution. Saint Leo embraced me for who I am, showed faith that I could be my best, and solidified the light that was shining within me.”
Charles Onyeneke ’17
University Campus, Theology
“As a child, my great-grandmother taught me how to pray and to lean on God. Saint Leo inspired us all to learn with compassion and reminded me to keep the faith.”
Brent Patterson ’21
Center for Online Learning, Religious Studies
“As a teacher, building relationships with my students is key to their success. Saint Leo creates those same relationships with its students.”
Brooke Wittington ’17
Education Center, Education
“I had never experienced something as holistic and rewarding as research. Saint Leo University inspired me to take a huge step outside my comfort zone, and I have never looked back.”
Karl Nyman ’22
University Campus, Biology
“Saint Leo inspired me to enjoy learning again, and they had a patient ‘let’s figure this out’ approach.”
Lauren Thomas ’22
Education Center, Management
“Saint Leo believes in me. My professors have impacted my perception of what I can accomplish.”
Tayhana Taylor ’24
University Campus, Accounting
All full-time University Campus students are required to live on campus. Exceptions are allowed for those students living and commuting from home, married students, veterans, nontraditional students, or senior students who have earned more than 90 credit hours. Saint Leo's residence halls are designed for traditional-age students no older than 28 years of age. All requests for housing made by students older than 28 are reviewed by the Associate Vice President for Student Services or designee.
Yes. The Intercultural Student Association (ISA) is gearing up for the year with some fun adventures for anyone interested in international and cultural issues. Events the ISA organizes or cosponsors include the International Signature Week in November (featuring the Feast for the World—International Food Night), Regional spotlights highlighting different regions of the world and speakers on international topics as part of the lineup for the week; signature weeks during the year showcasing various minority groups and themes that are cosponsored by the club; and trips to various tourist attractions such as Busch Gardens or Disney theme parks.