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What Makes Us Special

About Samford University

Samford University is Alabama’s top-ranked private university with nationally-ranked academic programs rooted in the university’s historic Christian mission. Located in suburban Birmingham, Samford was founded in 1841. With an enrollment of more than 5,400, students represent 47 states and 29 countries. Samford offers 30 undergraduate and graduate degree programs through 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% ACT Range For Freshman Class*

English24-31
Mathematics21-27
Reading23-31
Science22-27

* The 2016 Freshman Class possessed an ACT composite score with 26 as the average.

Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.64

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 65%
Men 35%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 88.73%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2016-17  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 
$29,292

Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 12:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 87%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 485 282 32 3 802