Apply to an Education Center

Congratulations! You've decided to further your career with an undergraduate degree from Saint Leo University's Education Centers. Whether it' your first time in college or you are continuing your education, we've outlined the steps you need to take to get your future started.

Admission Checklist

Ready to apply? Here's what you'll need:

  1. Completed application form
  2. Nonrefundable application fee of $40
  3. Documentation of high school or GED completion. For transfer students, this may be documented by the transcript of the previously attended university. Students entering Saint Leo with transfer credits should review these transfer guidelines.
  4. Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges/universities
  5. Additional application materials, as outlined below

Please be aware that certain degree programs may require SAT or ACT scores. Elementary Education majors will be asked to fulfill current State of Florida requirements.

Next Steps

You will be notified in writing of your admission status—either conditional or full admission—within 4-6 weeks, and be provided with a formal evaluation of transfer credits. In order to obtain transfer credit, coursework will be verified by the Center. Please see the undergraduate catalog for more detail.

Are You Attending College for the First Time?

In addition to the steps above, you must follow these simple application instructions:

Submit the completed application for admission and one of the following by the application deadline:

  1. A notarized copy of a secondary school diploma
  2. An official secondary school transcript
  3. An official GED score report

If you are under the age of 22, you must submit all of the following additional documentation:

  1. An official ACT/SAT score report (usually found on official high school transcripts)
  2. A letter of recommendation
  3. A graded essay or a letter describing the circumstances associated with wanting to attend a Saint Leo Education Center

If you are a under the age of 22, however, we encourage you to consider Saint Leo University’s traditional undergraduate campus near Tampa, Florida.

Are You Entering Saint Leo With at Least 12 College Credit Hours?

In addition to the steps above, you must complete these additional steps:

Transfer applicants must submit all of the following:

  1. A completed application for admission
  2. Official transcripts from all post-secondary education institutions attended, showing at least 12 credit hours of post-secondary academic earned credit with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or above from regionally accredited two- or four-year post-secondary institutions

Are You a Military Applicant?

In addition to the steps outlined above, active duty military or reservists must submit a DD-214 and/or an official military training transcript. Veterans eligible for Veterans Administration (VA) educational training benefits must be in a degree-seeking status in order to qualify for VA benefits.

Admission requirements may also be imposed by providers of financial aid or military tuition assistance.

Are You a Non-Degree-Seeking Applicant?

If you wish to take selected courses for credit, but do not want to study for a degree, you must complete an application and indicate that you are not degree-seeking. Non-degree-seeking students are limited to 18 credit hours and are not eligible for financial aid.

If you complete the application form, but fail to submit all supporting documentation prior to the application deadline for a given term, you may be admitted as a non-degree-seeking student pending receipt of all required documentation.