Samford University
#1308 Overall Influence#912 Desirability Rank

Samford University

Private Christian university in Homewood, Alabama

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

3,884

Acceptance

82%

Graduation Rate

73%

Median SAT Score

1171

Median ACT Score

26

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$30,800

Fees (in-state)

$850

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$24,005
30K-48K$23,992
48K-75K$26,898
75K-110K$31,271
110K+$31,872

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$59,800

Employed

89%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

4K

Under-Grads

4K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham AL 35229-2240

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

12k per 100k

Violent Crime

0k per 100k

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this school influential?

#349 World Rank #207 USA Rank
Social Work
#375 World Rank #184 USA Rank
Law
#426 World Rank #251 USA Rank
Nursing
#683 World Rank #489 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#751 World Rank #423 USA Rank
History
#854 World Rank #433 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#947 World Rank #445 USA Rank
Education
#951 World Rank #547 USA Rank
Business
#1233 World Rank #400 USA Rank
Engineering
#1246 World Rank #395 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#1299 World Rank #548 USA Rank
Medical
#1512 World Rank #831 USA Rank
Communications
#1543 World Rank #719 USA Rank
Political Science
#2366 World Rank #983 USA Rank
Biology
#5265 World Rank #1505 USA Rank
Chemistry

Influential People

Who are Samford University's Most influential alumni?

Samford University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Law, and Nursing. Samford University’s most academically influential people include Raleigh Kirby Godsey, Albert Mohler, and Wayne Flynt.

Raleigh Kirby Godsey

American academic

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Albert Mohler
Albert Mohler

American theologian

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Wayne Flynt
Wayne Flynt

American historian

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Ed Stetzer
Ed Stetzer

American Christian writer

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Bobby Bowden
Bobby Bowden

American football player and coach

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W. Eugene Davis

United States federal judge

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Gail Patrick
Gail Patrick

American actress, television producer

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Tony Hale
Tony Hale

American actor and comedian

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John Trotwood Moore
John Trotwood Moore

American journalist, writer and local historian

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Harold E. Martin

American newspaper publisher and editor

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Jody Hunt
Jody Hunt

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Adam W. Greenway

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About This School

How does this school stack up?

Samford University is a private Christian university in Homewood, Alabama. In 1841, the university was founded as Howard College. Samford University is the 87th oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The university enrolls 5,692 students from 46 states and 28 countries.

Source: Wikipedia