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Saint Leo, Florida

St. Leo University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Saint Leo University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
60.3%
Admission Difficulty for Saint Leo University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into St. Leo University and can I get accepted? The school has a 60% acceptance rate ranking it #23 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,955 out of 4,904 applicants were admitted making St. Leo University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. Saint Leo University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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St. Leo University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
960-1150
Applicants Submitting SAT
40%
SAT Scores for Saint Leo University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for Saint Leo University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1150
Average SAT Score 1060

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Saint Leo University?

Saint Leo University typically requires applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school ranks #23 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. 40 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Saint Leo University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1150 and Above Good >72%
1055 to 1150 Avg + 60%-72%
960 to 1055 Avg - 47%-60%
865 to 960 Reach 34%-47%
Less than 865 Low <34%
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St. Leo University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
17%
ACT Scores for Saint Leo University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Saint Leo University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into St. Leo University?

Admission data indicates that St. Leo University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #23 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 17 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Saint Leo University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Saint Leo University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >73%
22 to 26 Avg + 60%-73%
19 to 22 Avg - 49%-60%
16 to 19 Reach 38%-49%
Less than 16 Low <38%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.5
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Saint Leo University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Saint Leo University was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #15 in Florida for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as St. Leo University accepts 60% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Saint Leo University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 27% Good
3.50 to 3.75 14% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 23% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 16% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 4% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

66% of Saint Leo University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Saint Leo University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 9%
Top 25% of class 29%
Top 50% of class 66%
Bottom 50% of class 34%
Bottom 25% of class 6%

Admission Statistics

Saint Leo University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,994 1,910 4,904
Accepted 1,810 1,145 2,955
Acceptance Rate 60% 60% 60%
Enrolled 327 234 561
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 20% 19%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Saint Leo University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Saint Leo University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Saint Leo University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=137032 IPEDS survey data for Saint Leo University.

Frequently Asked Questions

40% of students submit their SAT scores to St. Leo University. 17% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

60% of those who apply are granted admission to St. Leo University. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1150. 40% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 26. 17% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.