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Saint Leo University

Saint Leo University

Saint Leo University


Saint Leo University Founded in 1889 as Florida's first Catholic institution, Saint Leo University has a rich history of providing students with a transformative, values-centered education. With over 40 majors and minors to choose from, our core mission is to inspire students to become their best selves and lead the way for those that follow. Come see why our liberal arts institution is ranked as one of the best in Florida.We are a close-knit community that is made up of inspiring individuals. Discover for yourself what makes us special.

Saint Leo University is proud to be one of the oldest Catholic universities in Florida and the largest of four Catholic higher education institutions in Florida.

Our determination to make higher education more accessible to all has made Saint Leo a world leader in redefining the 21st-century university. We now serve more than 14,000 students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, three U.S. territories, and more than 100 countries. Saint Leo University is proud to be one of the nation's leading providers of higher education to the U.S. military.

While we are proudly Catholic, we teach students not because they are Catholic but because we are Catholic. And our faith compels us to imagine and contribute to a more socially just society.

Mission Statement

Saint Leo University is an innovative global Catholic liberal arts university that fosters a warm, inclusive community that helps educate and develop students for success. We inspire diversity of thought in our next generation of leaders and the courage to boldly confront the world’s challenges through service to others.

Saint Leo Vision Statement

A Leading Catholic Teaching University of International Consequence for the Twenty-first Century:

  1. A leading Catholic teaching university that attracts students, faculty, staff and philanthropic support
  2. Internationally recognized as an innovative and challenging university of demonstrated quality
  3. Alumni who are sought by employers and graduate schools and are prepared to live and work in a global society
  4. One institution serving multiple populations through appropriate delivery systems in multiple locations
  5. A values-driven culture that appreciates, supports and leverages our diverse programs and operations
  6. An entrepreneurial organization connected to alumni, communities, and strategic partners
  7. A financially strong university that invests in people, facilities and technology
  8. Integrated learning environments with leadership at all levels and a shared vision that excites, motivates and inspires.


  • 33701

    33701 Co Rd 52, St Leo, FL 33574, USA, 33574, 33701