Student Population at Samford
2020 Student Population
A total of 5,619 students have enrolled at Samford University - 3,535 undergraduate and 2,084 graduate.
By gender, 1,913 male and 3,706 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 5,292 full-time students and 327 part-time students.
The number of students at Samford University is very large compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Howard University and Duquesne University, its population is small (average population is 8,662).
Samford University offers online degree/certificate programs and 651 students enrolled in online programs.
Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status
By gender, there are 1,913 male and 3,706 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.52 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (more women students at the school) (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.
Gender Distribution Table
Gedner Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
By race/ethnicity, there are 4,545 White students (80.89%) and 532 Black or African American students (9.47%) at Samford University(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Samford University.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table
|American Indian or Alaska Native||5||1||4|
|Black or African American||226||105||121|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||1||1||0|
|Two or More Races||82||30||52|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||12||5||7|
|Black or African American||306||82||224|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||2||0||2|
|Two or More Races||36||10||26|
Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Student Age
By age, there are 4,321 students whose age under twenty five and 698 students whose age is over thirty years old at Samford University.
Especially, 19 students are younger than eighteen and 10 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at Samford University.
Enrollment by Student Age Table
|65 and over||2||1||1|
|65 and over||8||5||3|
Student Age Distribution Chart
Online Student Population
At Samford University, 1,691 students (30.09% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 651 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 466 students live in Alabama where Samford University is located in and 184 students have enrolled from other states.
Online Enrollment Table
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||651||22||629|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||1,040||622||418|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||3,928||2,891||1,037|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||651||22||629|
|Other State in U.S.||184||1||183|
|Outside of U.S.||1||0||1|