Saint Leo University

#2877 / #810
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
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Private, nonprofit, Roman Catholic liberal arts university established in 1889 in St. Leo, Florida

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About Saint Leo University

According to Wikipedia, Saint Leo University is a private Roman Catholic liberal arts university in St. Leo, Florida. It was established in 1889. The university is associated with the Holy Name Monastery, a Benedictine convent, and Saint Leo Abbey, a Benedictine monastery. The university and the abbey are both named for Pope Leo the Great, bishop of Rome from 440 to 461. The name also honors Leo XIII, who was Pope at the time, and Leo Haid, then abbot of Maryhelp Abbey in North Carolina, now Belmont Abbey, who participated in founding the university and served as its first president.

Saint Leo University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate
5,662 73% 50%

How Much Does Saint Leo University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $16,804
30K - 48K $16,592
48K - 75K $18,355
75K - 110K $21,771
110K+ $24,301

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Saint Leo University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Saint Leo University, then you can expect to earn an average of $50,500 per year. You also have a 85% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Saint Leo University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
10,007 7,697 2,310

Where is Saint Leo University?

Saint Leo University is located at 33701 State Road 52, Saint Leo FL 33574-6665

What Is Saint Leo University Known For?

Saint Leo University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Saint Leo University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Saint Leo University's Most Influential Alumni?

Saint Leo University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Criminal Justice, and Sociology. Here are some of Saint Leo University's most famous alumni:

Erika Shields
A Former Chief of Police Atlanta.
Lee Marvin
Lee Marvin
An American film actor .
George N. Turner
A Police chief of Atlanta, Georgia.
Miguel Tejada
A Baseball player.
Charles Henri Baker
A Charles Henri Baker is a Haitian politician and businessman.
Luis Somoza Debayle
A President of Nicaragua .
Rodney J. McKinley
Rodney J. McKinley
A Chief Master Sergeant of the USAF.
Gerald R. Murray
Gerald R. Murray
A Chief Master Sergeant of the US Air Force.
Red Barrett
Red Barrett
A Major League baseball player.
Jennifer Carroll
An American politician.
Jon Akin
An American soccer player-coach.
Desi Arnaz
Desi Arnaz
A Cuban-born American musician, actor and television producer .

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