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, the core mission of Saint Leo is to inspire students to become their best selves and lead the way for those that follow.

Saint Leo offers an unparalleled liberal arts education grounded in rich Catholic traditions. More than 1,800 students live and study at our beautiful lakeside campus, where we value the dignity, value and gifts of all people.

Transfer applications are evaluated on a rolling basis. Transfer applicants should submit the following materials to the Office of Admissions:

  • Apply online. Click here for the application.
  • Submit an official transcript from each institution attended, covering all collegiate-level work completed. Good standing at each institution is required. Official transcripts must be sent directly from the school to Saint Leo University in a sealed envelope. If you have less than 24 college credits, we will also need your official high school transcripts.
  • Submit your recommendation. The recommendation must be sent to the Office of Admissions directly from the Dean of Students or equivalent at your current institution.
  • Determine how you plan to pay for your Saint Leo experience. If using Financial Aid, complete the FAFSA online. It is in your best interest to complete the financial aid process as early as possible after October 1.