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College Profile: Samford University

 
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Samford University is a private, coeducational, Alabama Baptist-affiliated university located in Homewood, Alabama, a suburb of Birmingham, and is home to Cumberland School of Law, McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Brock School of Business, Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing and Beeson Divinity School. As of 2006, Samford ranks number four in the South among master's degree institutions in this year's U.S. News & World Report rankings of America's Best Colleges. The 2006 ranking was the 17th consecutive year for the school to be ranked in the top 10 in its category. In 2007, Samford was reclassified as "national research university" and on 17 August 2007, Samford ranked 130 out of 261 doctoral universities in U.S. News and World Reports' college rankings.
 
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL
35229-2240
205-726-2011 (general)
205-726-2905 (financial aid)
205-726-3673 (admissions)
 
 
 

 

General Information
Other Names
Type Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control Private not-for-profit
Size 5,000 - 9,999
Campus Setting Suburb: Large
Calendar System Four-one-four plan
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Baptist

College Student Services Offered
No Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
Yes ROTCNo Distance learning opportunities
Yes ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
Yes ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Samford University Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Required

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
5,049 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
3,217 Fall Applicants2,315 Total Dormitory Capacity
2,433 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
No Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
No Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeYes Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeYes Post-master's certificate
Yes Doctor's degreeYes First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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