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Samford University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

4,715 Students

83% Admitted

  • 5,509 full time
  • 451 part time
  • 1,768 men full time
  • 2,496 women full time
  • 2,623 applied
  • 2,166 admitted
  • 686 enrolled

3,373 Undergraduates

$28,552 Tuition/Year

  • 1,777 Graduates
  • 20 Non-Degree
  • $28,552 in state
  • $850 fees
  • $10,500 room & board
  • $1,000 books and supplies

At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Baptist
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Southeast Large suburb
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Four-one-four plan
School Colors: Red and blue
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Elizabeth from Mountain Brook, AL
  • 0
  • Upon juxtaposition of Samford University with other four year institutions in the Birmingham metropolitan area, I have found this campus to be of significantly inferior quality for the following reasons…

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  • Thorpe from Summerfield, NC
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  • Samford University is a dream school. The environment is breathtakingly encouraging and supportive while maintaining beauty and sophistication. The surrounding area of Birmingham is wonderful for hanging out and getting…

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  • Jo
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  • samford is a great school academically. the campus is beautiful and well maintained. although, i wouldn't suggest it if you're looking for a fun school!…

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  • Amy from Huntsville, AL
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  • Samford University is a great place! It is not only a place where you will get a solid education, you will also build great relationships with your professors. The people…

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Samford University
  • Located in Birmingham, AL
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4,715 students enrolled
  • 83% admitted
  • $28,552 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Lindsey from Macon, GA
  • I am a current student here

    Samford provides an excellent amount of opportunities to get involved. Intramurals are very popular and fun here and there are so many clubs and organizations that take one step at a time to change the world.

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  • 5
  • Marcos from Hoover, AL
  • I am a current student here

    The campus is AMAZING. Although I do not live on campus this semester, I plan on doing so next year. There are also so many things offered. There are tons of clubs, bible study groups, events and activities for any given day of the week!

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  • 5
  • Chelsea from Sand Rock, AL
  • I am a current student here

    I love being at Samford. I have grown close to so many wonderful friends that I have developed life-long friendships with that I would have never gotten to experience anywhere else.

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  • 5
  • Ashley
  • I am a current student here

    The campus is SO beautiful and peaceful! The people are all very friendly, as well.

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  • 5
  • Devynne from Aledo, TX
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The campus is absolutely beautiful. Everyone I have encountered at or through Samford is genuinely kind. The Birmingham area has a lot to offer as far as music, shopping, and entertainment.

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