Saint Leo University

Private, Four-years School Located in Saint Leo, FL

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How much is the Saint Leo tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Saint Leo's tuition & fees is $28,360.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $47,912 when a student lives on-campus.

Saint Leo Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$28,360
Books & Supplies Costs$780
On-campus Room & Board$15,400
On-campus Expenses$3,372
Off-campus Room & Board$8,460
Off-campus Expenses$3,372
2023-2024 Projection
Tuition & Fees$27,050

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Saint Leo for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $127,856 at Saint Leo. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $223,534. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $168,104.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$29,733$50,370$37,479
Sophomore (2024-25)$31,173$53,859$40,345
Junior (2025-26)$32,683$57,622$43,453
Senior (2026-27)$34,266$61,682$46,827
4 Years Total$127,856$223,534$168,104
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$31,173$53,859$40,345
Sophomore (2025-26)$32,683$57,622$43,453
Junior (2026-27)$34,266$61,682$46,827
Senior (2027-28)$35,925$66,065$50,490
4 Years Total$134,048$239,229$181,114
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$32,683$57,622$43,453
Sophomore (2026-27)$34,266$61,682$46,827
Junior (2027-28)$35,925$66,065$50,490
Senior (2028-29)$37,665$70,798$54,469
4 Years Total$140,540$256,167$195,238
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$34,266$61,682$46,827
Sophomore (2027-28)$35,925$66,065$50,490
Junior (2028-29)$37,665$70,798$54,469
Senior (2029-30)$39,489$75,913$58,793
4 Years Total$147,346$274,457$210,578
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$35,925$66,065$50,490
Sophomore (2028-29)$37,665$70,798$54,469
Junior (2029-30)$39,489$75,913$58,793
Senior (2030-31)$41,402$81,443$63,494
4 Years Total$154,481$294,218$227,245

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Saint Leo' tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Florida, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $19,195.
Saint Leo University$28,360
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Florida Four-years Colleges$17,068
Public Schools$4,190$8,844
Private Schools$19,195

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Saint Leo and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Saint Leo UniversitySaint Leo, FL$28,360$15,840
Utah Valley UniversityOrem, UT$17,830$22,943
Manhattan CollegeRiverdale, NY$50,850$22,600
West Virginia Wesleyan CollegeBuckhannon, WV$33,494$10,476
Drury UniversitySpringfield, MO$35,235$8,115
Colorado Technical University-Colorado SpringsColorado Springs, CO$12,760$14,764
Evangel UniversitySpringfield, MO$27,192$8,754
Hamline UniversitySaint Paul, MN$48,311$10,281
Colorado Christian UniversityLakewood, CO$39,266$16,733
Montana State University BillingsBillings, MT$21,347$23,781
Concordia University-IrvineIrvine, CA$41,390$8,730

Financial Aid and COA

At Saint Leo University, 5,259 students (78%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $12,295.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Saint Leo is $35,617 for students living on-campus and $28,677 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 818 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $21,053 and the average amount of student loans is $6,925.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$47,912
COA (off-campus)$40,972
Tuition & Fees$28,360
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$19,552
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$12,612
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$35,617
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$28,677
Average Financial Aid$12,295
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship5,25978%$12,295
Pell Grants2,94644%$5,182
Federal Student Loan2,87343%$8,002
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid818100%-
Grants or Scholarships81599%$21,053
Federal Grants74190%$5,435
Pell Grants41851%$5,039
Other Federal Grants65480%$2,937
State/Local Grants42752%$4,109
Institutional Grants80698%$14,115
Student Loan Aid45656%$6,925
Federal Student Loans44154%$5,114
Other Student Loans739%$12,365

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Saint Leo's acceptance rate is 70.66%. A total of 10,086 applicants applied to and 7,127 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 826 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 11.59%.
To apply to Saint Leo, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
Acceptance Rate70.66%68.73%71.80%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)11.59%13.11%10.83%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programConsidered But Not Required
RecommendationsConsidered But Not Required
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to Saint Leo. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,040 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 22.
Its SAT score is slightly lower than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 24.
SAT Total1,0409301,150
National Average1,168
Florida Average1,154
SAT EBRW530470590
SAT Math510460560
ACT Composite221925
National Average24
Florida Average24
ACT Math221825
ACT English211824

Student Population

Saint Leo University has a total of 10,242 students including 7,320 undergraduate and 2,922 graduate students. By gender, there are 3,628 male students and 5,895 female students attending Saint Leo. The school offers online degree programs and 6,831 students enrolled online exclusively (66.70% of all students).
Total9,523 3,6285,895
Undergraduate6,740 2,6224,118
Graduate2,783 1,0061,777

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address33701 State Road 52, Saint Leo, FL
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered104 Programs
Online Program Offered35 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered31 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate80.10%
Student Population10,242
Graduation Rate49%
Transfer-out Rate34%
Retention Rate54%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate18 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties130 (Full-time), 654 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs816 (Full-time), 683 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$73,422
Average Staff Salary$53,618