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Acceptance Rate 83 %
SAT Average 1,160
Tuition & Fees $32,850
Student Population 5,619
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $15,760

Samford University Academic Overview

Samford University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Birmingham, Alabama. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 tuition & fees of Samford University is $32,850 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and total 5,619 students are enrolled into Samford University. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 83% and the graduation rate is 76% last year.
The salary after graduation from Samford University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $59,800. You can check the average salary by major program at area of study page.
Samford University Campus, Birmingham, AL

2020 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2019-2020, Samford University tuition and fees are $32,850 for all students. For graduate schools, its 2020 tuition and fees are $18,364 for all graduate students.
Samford University 2020 Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate$32,850
Graduate$18,364
[Chart] Samford University 2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics at Samford University

Next chart illustrates the 2020 key academic stats at Samford University. The acceptance rate of Samford University is 83% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 28%. The average graduation rate is 76% and no students have transferred out from the school. Total 5,619 students are attending Samford University including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. The average received amount of financial aid is $15,760 and 92 students received grants of scholarship aid (2.60% of total undergraduate students). Total 5,619 students are attending Samford University including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.
[Chart] Samford University Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for Samford University is 83 %.
Graduation Rate for Samford University is 76 %
Retention Rate for Samford University is 90 %
Student Population for Samford University is 5,619
Student to Faculty Rate for Samford University is 12 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $15,760 at Samford University.

Samford University Directory Information

Directory Information - Samford University
Address800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35229-2240
Phone205-726-2011
WEBwww.samford.edu
Admissionwww.samford.edu/admission
Online Applicationwww.samford.edu/admission/apply
Financial Aidwww.samford.edu/departments/financial-services/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://samford.studentaidcalculator.com/survey.aspx
Veterans Tuitionwww.samford.edu/departments/registrar/veterans/
Athleticwww.samford.edu/athletics/
Disability Servicewww.samford.edu/departments/disability-resources/

Offered Degrees at Samford University

Samford University offers 134 major programs through online and on-site education where 11 programs are available through distance learning. Next table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Programs at Samford University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate10
Bachelor's Degree890
Post Bachelor's Degree21
Master's Degree318
Post Master's Degree30
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship10
Doctor's degree - professional practice72

Special Learning Opportunities

Samford University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities at Samford University
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,375)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,864)

Veterans Benefits

Samford University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits at Samford University
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Accepted Credits at Samford University

Samford University accepts following credits that their students have earned before joining the school.
Accepted Credits at Samford University
Dual Credits
Credits for life experiences
Advanced Placement (AP) credits