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What Makes Us Special

About Samford University

Samford University is a premier nationally ranked Christian university. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 states and 30 countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% ACT Range For Freshman Class*

English24-31
Mathematics22-27
Reading23-31
Science22-27

* The 2017 Freshman Class possessed an ACT composite score with 26 as the average.

Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.71

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 66%
Men 34%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 87.1%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2017-18  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 
$27,540

Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 12:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 86%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 524 231 37 3 795