Graduation Rate
76.39%
Retention Rate
90.00%

2020 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at Samford University is 76.39% last year which is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama. 576 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 754 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, its graduation rate is average where the average graduation rate of the schools is 75.50%.

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

The next table summarizes the outcome measures with the number of students at Samford University. 576 students have completed. In addition, 3 students still enrolled and 175 students have left the school before completing their studies.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalBachelor's or Equivalent
Total (Candidates)754754
Completers576
(76.39%)
576
Still Enrolled3
(0.40%)
3
No Longer Enrolled175
(23.21%)
175

Graduation Rate by Completion Time (Bachelor's Degree)

The below table shows the number of completers with graduation rate by completion time. The number in parenthesis denote the graduation rate for the corresponding students. The numbers and rate for the 125% and 150% normal times are not cumulative, but additional completers and graduate rate for that period. For example, 492 students have completed in 4 years and additional 78 students have completed in the 5th year.
Graduation Rate by Completion Time (4-years Bachelor's degree)
TotalMenWomen
100% normal time (in 4 Years)492
(65.25%)
151
(57.63%)
341
(69.31%)
125% normal time (in 5 Years)78
(10.34%)
40
(15.27%)
38
(7.72%)
150% normal time (in 6 Years)6
(0.80%)
1
(0.38%)
5
(1.02%)

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total76.39% (576/754) 73.28% (192/262) 78.05% (384/492)
American Indian or Alaska Native66.67% (2/3) - (0/0) 66.67% (2/3)
Asian88.89% (8/9) 100.00% (3/3) 83.33% (5/6)
Black (Non-Hispanic)68.42% (26/38) 60.00% (12/20) 77.78% (14/18)
Hispanic72.55% (37/51) 66.67% (10/15) 75.00% (27/36)
White77.02% (486/631) 74.53% (158/212) 78.28% (328/419)
Two or More Race100.00% (3/3) 100.00% (2/2) 100.00% (1/1)
Unknown50.00% (2/4) - (0/0) 50.00% (2/4)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity