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Samford University

Birmingham, AL

Overview

  • Type
    4-year • Private
  • Campus Life
    Medium • Suburban
  • Average Per Year After Aid
    $32K
  • SAT Range
    1090–1265
  • Graduation Rate
    79%

Samford University is a medium, 4-year, private university. This coed college is located in a suburban setting and is primarily a residential campus. It offers certificate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees.

From the Institution

Samford University is a leading nationally ranked Christian university. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Located in the Birmingham, Alabama suburb of Homewood, the university's campus covers approximately 247 acres and is renowned for its beauty and Georgian-Colonial style architecture. The university currently enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 countries. Samford offers undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts and a distinct blend of graduate and professional schools through 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. The university has one of three accredited law schools and one of only two accredited pharmacy schools in Alabama. Samford's Beeson Divinity School is the only fully accredited graduate divinity school based in Alabama. The university is classified by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education as a doctoral/professional institution and the student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1.

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College Board Code
1302
Application Types Accepted
  • Common Application
  • Online through college's own website
Religious Affiliation
Baptist
Fee Waiver Info
Available to all qualified students. Visit the college website for details.

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Important Dates

Dates are subject to change so confirm important deadlines by visiting the college’s website.

May 1
Regular Application Due


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