Consult with Saint Leo University's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.
The following is an overiew of some of Saint Leo University's admissions stats.
|Saint Leo University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.1|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||11%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
These are the application deadlines for Saint Leo University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Saint Leo University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Explore a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is moderately difficult to get into Saint Leo University. Saint Leo University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Saint Leo University accepted 71% of students, about 7,112 from the 10,058 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Saint Leo University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Saint Leo University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Saint Leo University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Saint Leo University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Saint Leo University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Saint Leo University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Saint Leo University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.
Out of all students that were admitted, 22% submitted a class rank. At Saint Leo University 11% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 29% were in the top 25% and 61% were in the top 50%.
At Saint Leo University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||8%|
|3.50 and 3.74||15%|
|3.25 and 3.49||17%|
|3.00 and 3.24||21%|
|2.50 and 2.9||25%|
|2.00 and 2.49||11%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Saint Leo University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Saint Leo University does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Saint Leo University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Saint Leo University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Saint Leo University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Saint Leo University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Saint Leo University.
Does Saint Leo University accept transfer credits?
✅ Saint Leo University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Saint Leo University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit • Excelsior College Examinations
Does Saint Leo University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Saint Leo University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Saint Leo University?
✅ Saint Leo University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Saint Leo University's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Saint Leo University is 71%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Saint Leo University?
❌ Saint Leo University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Saint Leo University? Saint Leo University is a somewhat selective institution. The Saint Leo University acceptance rate is 71%. This means that the institution accepts 70 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Saint Leo University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Saint Leo University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Saint Leo University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.1. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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