Saint Leo University: From
the Beginning to the Present
Saint Leo University now has a total enrollment of more than
14,179; 3,083 on its main campus, more than 7,600 on military
bases and community colleges in five states, and more than
4,463 students in our Center for Online Learning.
Leo University Online Mission Statement
Saint Leo University is a Catholic, liberal arts-based university
serving people of all faiths. Rooted in the 1,500-year-old
Benedictine tradition, the University seeks balanced growth
in mind, body and spirit for all members of its community.
On its home campus and many extension centers, Saint Leo University
offers a practical, effective model for life and leadership
in a challenging world, a model based on steadfast, moral
consciousness that recognizes the dignity, value and gifts
of all people.
To accomplish its mission, the university community creates
a student-centered environment in which love of learning is
of prime importance. Members of the community are expected
to examine and express their own values, listen respectfully
to and respond to the opinions of others, serve the community
in which they live, welcome others into their lives and care
for all of God's creations.
Vision in 2010
Saint Leo University in 2010 paints with words our vision
of what Saint Leo will look like in 2010, if all our hopes
and dreams come true. A roadmap towards the University's future,
this narrative vision is designed to guide our planning and
is to be considered conceptually. Emphasizing community, growth,
campus development and leadership, Saint Leo University in
2010 is a 'best case scenario' if everything we dream of