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Saint Leo University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 23rd 2019By -  Bhavya Rawal

Saint Leo received 4904 applications for fall 2018. The acceptance rate for this term was 60%. Around 559 of total applicants enrolled with the university. The university offers more than 40 undergraduate programs and 12 graduate programs in business administration. Other graduate programs are available online in study areas like Criminal Justice, Creative writing, Human services, social work, etc.

  • The university accepts applications from international applicants in the Fall and Spring sessions.
  • Both the undergraduate and graduate applicants can apply through the University Online Application Portal
  • English Proficiency test scores submission is compulsory for international students. Either TOEFL or IELTS is accepted by the university.
  • Standardized test scores are required for admissions
    • SAT code: 5638
    • ACT code: 0755


Application PortalUniversity Online Application Portal
Application FeeUndergraduate:$45
Graduate: $80
Acceptance Rate60%
Average SAT Score1080
Average ACT Score23
Minimum GPA3.0
Mode of PaymentCredit Card or Debit Card
Academic CalendarSemester
Intake SeasonsFall and Spring
Financial AidLoans, Scholarships, and Grants

Saint Leo University Admission Deadlines

The applications need to be submitted before the following deadlines:

FallJune 1
SpringMay 15

Saint Leo University International Student Admissions

There are certain requirements that need to be fulfilled by the international students along with the basic admission steps, including submission of additional documents and completion of visa application.

Admission Requirements for International Applicants

  • Official transcripts from post-secondary institutions
    • mark sheets
    • Diplomas
    • Certificates
    • Translations of transcripts
  • English Language Proficiency tests are mandatory.
  • A copy of the biographical section of the passport.
  • Evidence of financial ability to pay by submitting financial documents supporting the claim.

English Language Proficiency Test Scores for International Students

ELP skills can be proved by providing language proficiency test scores. The tests accepted by the university are TOEFL. IELTS, and PTE. the minimum score requirements are mentioned below:

TestMinimum Score

Visa Process for International Students

The university provides Form I-20 A/B to the applicant after acceptance. Once received, all the details should be checked carefully. Following documents are required to be submitted for completing the visa process.

  • Completed non-immigration visa application form (DS-156) with passport size photo.
  • A valid passport.
  • Receipt of visa application fee.
  • Evidence of SEVIS fee payment (I-901 receipt).
  • Additional documents: Academic Transcript(s), scores of any standardized tests taken, financial statement(FSA-4)

Application for Visa can be made with the US embassy in the home country followed by scheduling the visa interview.

Saint Leo University Undergraduate Admissions

Saint Leo offers around 31 UG programs. Given below is the admission process and requirements for UG admissions.

How to Apply: University Online Application Portal

Application Fee: $45 for all undergraduate courses.

Academic Requirements for International Students:

  • Official Transcripts
    • Translations for transcripts that are not in English
  • Standardized test scores
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Financial Aid and Payment options and certifications
  • ELP scores, only for international applicants.

Saint Leo University Graduate Admission

Only MBS graduate programs and MS Cyber Security are offered on-campus. Other graduate programs are offered online. The application portal, requirements, and procedure are the same for the MBA and MS Cyber Security programs. The popular MBA courses are Accounting, Data Analytics, Social Media Marketing, and others.

How to Apply: University Online Application Portal

Application Fee: Common fee of $80, additional charges may apply for some specific programs.

Academic requirements for International students:

  • Resume
  • Statement of professional goals (500 words)
  • GPA- 3.0
  • GMAT
    • MAcc- A minimum of 500
  • Official Transcripts
    • English translations for transcripts, if required
  • 2 Letter of recommendation (professional)
  • ELP scores.
  • Copy of passport and visa, for international applicants

Admissions policy at the university is moderately selective and students applications are reviewed on the basis of work experience, maturity, leadership qualities, motivation, and academic achievements & scores. Applicants can inquire queries with

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