- The creed of a true saint is to make the best of life, and to make the most of it. Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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Saint Leo University is a private institution that was founded in 1889. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,370, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 297 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Saint Leo University's ranking in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities South, 62. Its tuition and fees are $21,130 (2016-17).
Saint Leo University is a Catholic school located in west central Florida, about 30 minutes north of Tampa. Undergraduates at Saint Leo can earn degrees in more than 40 fields, and graduate students may pursue programs in business administration, education, criminal justice and theology, among others. Saint Leo University also offers classes in the evenings and on the weekends for students who work during regular class hours. Outside the classroom, Saint Leo students can get involved in more than 70 clubs, about a dozen fraternities and sororities, and varsity athletics. The appropriately named Saint Leo Lions sports teams compete in the NCAA Division II Sunshine State Conference in nearly 20 sports.
Saint Leo students can attend many campus events, including concerts, professional sports games and comedy shows, as well as the annual Fall Family Festival. Past students include Desi Arnaz, a musician who also starred as Ricky in the television show "I Love Lucy," and Stephen Stills, the first artist to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice in one night for his work with the bands Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills & Nash.