Samford University

Birmingham, AL, USA
3.92 Average Rating
Founded in 1841, Samford University is a private Christian institution located in suburban Homewood, AL. It is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist Convention. Samford has several partnerships with international universities such as Hong Kong Baptist University in China, London Daniel House in England, and NALSAR University Exchange in India. Admissions are rated as “more selective.”

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Baptist
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
28%
Out of State Students
71%
0
100
91%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 27
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1162
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
5,509
Total Number of Undergrads
3,373
Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
48%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
66%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$30,017
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$30,800
Out-of-State Tuition
$30,800
0
100
75%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%
Average Aid Per Year
$14,122
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
35%
65%
Student Organizations
75
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Birmingham
Atlanta
Nashville
Huntsville
Dallas
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
55%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$49,900
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What Students Are Saying

3.92 Average Rating
samford is a great place to learn in a christian environment. there is a great student to faculty ratio, giving students plenty of opportunity to seek individual help. the faculty are warm and inviting, and always willing to help students improve and reach their goals.
Megan
samford is exactly where i needed to be. classes are tough but i've learned more than i ever expected. it takes some getting used to but this university is wonderful.
Kelli from Carrollton, GA

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