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#729 Overall Influence #912 Desirability Rank

Samford University

Private Christian university in Homewood, Alabama

From Wikipedia

Samford University is a private Christian university in Homewood, Alabama. In 1841, the university was founded as Howard College. Samford University describes itself as the 87th oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. It will become the 86th when its sister school, Judson College, completes its planned closing. The university enrolls 5,729 students from 47 states and 30 countries.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

3,867

Acceptance

84%

Graduation Rate

77%

Median SAT Score

1160

Median ACT Score

26

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$33,248

Fees (in-state)

$950

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$21,953
30K - 48K$22,866
48K - 75K$26,741
75K - 110K$32,175
110K+$32,715

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

5K

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

12 per 100K

Violent Crime

0 per 100K

What is Samford University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#142 World Rank
Law
#578 World Rank
Education
#720 World Rank
Business
#649 World Rank
Medical
#399 World Rank
Religious Studies
#524 World Rank
History
#679 World Rank
Political Science
#905 World Rank
Literature
#837 World Rank
Philosophy
#799 World Rank
Communications
#1758 World Rank
Biology
#270 World Rank
Nursing
#1289 World Rank
Physics
#2697 World Rank
Engineering
#597 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#1698 World Rank
Mathematics
#1880 World Rank
Chemistry
#2484 World Rank
Economics
#3967 World Rank
Computer Science
#2175 World Rank
Psychology
#1376 World Rank
Sociology
#1253 World Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#1939 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#2441 World Rank
Anthropology

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 Law, Nursing, and Religious Studies

Mamoru Shō

Mamoru Shō

Paris Collingsworth

Researcher ORCID ID = 0000-0003-3294-3065

Nicholas Ashby Clanton

Researcher

Jordan E Ezell

Researcher

Ashley Spann

Researcher

Timothy Worley

Researcher

Steven W. Holloway

Metadata librarian and academic researcher, ORCID id # 0000-0002-7139-2625

Jermaine Seoposenwe

Association football player

Samuel R Smith

Researcher

Erin D Basinger

Researcher

Earl Gartman

Noah Caton

Noah Caton

American football player