School Overview

Samford University is a Private, 4 years college located in Birmingham, Alabama. Samford ranked 1st in Alabama Colleges and 4th in Federal Region IV.
It has a total enrollment of 5,758 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. Samford's acceptance rate is 83.87% last year (undergraduate school).
Samford University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Contact Information
Address800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35229-2240
Admission Information
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School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Samford University is 83.87% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 26.01%. The application fees are $40 for undergraduate programs and $35 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate83.87 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)26.01 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$35

Tuition & Fees

Samford's 2022 tuition & fees is $35,360 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $21,575.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$35,360
Graduate Tuition & Fees$21,575
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 5,758 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 379 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Samford has 3,607 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 2,151 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students5,758
Undergraduate Students3,607
Graduate Students2,151
Online Enrollment379

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs120 Programs
Number of online programs21 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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