Samford

Samford University

Samford
#1082 / #312
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#912
Most Desirable School
Private Christian university in Homewood, Alabama

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About Samford University

According to Wikipedia, Samford University is a private Baptist university in Homewood, Alabama. It was founded in 1841 as Howard College by Baptists. In the fall of 2023, the university enrolled 5,791 students from 49 states, 1 U.S. territory, and 16 other countries.

Samford University's Online Degrees

MS in Education in Health Informatics & Analytics
  • Required Credits: 39
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MS in Education in Environmental Management
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MHA in Healthcare Administration
  • Required Credits: 48
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
EdD in Educational Leadership
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MBA in Business Administration
Degree Concentrations
  • Data analytics
  • Finance and Sports business
  • Required Credits: 36-48
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
BA in Liberal Studies
  • Required Credits: 128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MS in Education in Nursing
Degree Concentrations
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner with Emergency Specialty
  • Family and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Required Credits: 42
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
BA in Organizational Leadership
  • Required Credits: 128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Master of Studies in Law
Degree Concentrations
  • Financial Services Regulatory Compliance
  • Health Law and Compliance
  • Higher Education Law and Compliance
  • Legal Operations
  • Custom Concentration
  • Required Credits: 34
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
ML in Laws
Degree Concentrations
  • Financial Services Regulatory Compliance
  • Health Law and Compliance
  • Higher Education Law and Compliance
  • Legal Operations
  • Custom Concentration
  • Required Credits: 31
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
DNP in Nursing Practice
Degree Concentrations
  • Emergency Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Administration
  • Advanced Practice with Educator
  • Required Credits: 37
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MPH in Social Work
Degree Concentrations
  • Clinical Social Work
  • Required Credits: 60
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MS in Education in Nutrition
Degree Concentrations
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • General Nutrition
  • Required Credits: 34
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
DrPH in Public Health
Degree Concentrations
  • Health Management and Policy
  • Population Health Analytics and Decision Making
  • Required Credits: 45-46
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MPH in Public Health
  • Required Credits: 42
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported

Samford University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
4,21784%79%115026

How Much Does Samford University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$35,360
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$22,241
30K - 48K$22,460
48K - 75K$31,029
75K - 110K$30,523
110K+$32,820

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Samford University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Samford University, then you can expect to earn an average of $59,800 per year. You also have a 89% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Samford University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
4,7663,7601,006

Where is Samford University?

Samford University is located at 800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham AL 35229-2240

How Safe is Samford University?

Samford University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Samford University Known For?

Samford University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Samford University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Nursing
#147
World Rank
#147
Historical Rank
#71
USA Rank
nursing Degrees
Law
#380
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#386
Historical Rank
#132
USA Rank
Religious Studies
#615
World Rank
#638
Historical Rank
#142
USA Rank
religious-studies-hub Degrees
Education
#1046
World Rank
#1047
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#259
USA Rank
education Degrees
Medical
#1061
World Rank
#1065
Historical Rank
#296
USA Rank
medicine Degrees
History
#836
World Rank
#854
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#297
USA Rank
history Degrees
Business
#1086
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#1087
Historical Rank
#312
USA Rank
business Degrees
Political Science
#1254
World Rank
#1270
Historical Rank
#319
USA Rank
political-science Degrees
Philosophy
#1210
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#1271
Historical Rank
#365
USA Rank
philosophy Degrees
Communications
#1469
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#1499
Historical Rank
#393
USA Rank
communications Degrees
Physics
#1829
World Rank
#1854
Historical Rank
#406
USA Rank
physics Degrees
Mathematics
#2261
World Rank
#2307
Historical Rank
#547
USA Rank
math Degrees
Biology
#2377
World Rank
#2403
Historical Rank
#550
USA Rank
biology Degrees
Literature
#1687
World Rank
#1741
Historical Rank
#552
USA Rank
literature Degrees
Sociology
#2071
World Rank
#2081
Historical Rank
#602
USA Rank
sociology Degrees
Economics
#3781
World Rank
#3788
Historical Rank
#634
USA Rank
economics Degrees
Social Work
#2104
World Rank
#2104
Historical Rank
#871
USA Rank
social-work Degrees
Psychology
#2567
World Rank
#2581
Historical Rank
#977
USA Rank
psychology Degrees
Computer Science
#4904
World Rank
#4911
Historical Rank
#1123
USA Rank
computer-science Degrees

Who Are Samford University's Most Influential Alumni?

Samford University's most influential alumni include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Law, and Religious Studies. Here are some of Samford University's most famous alumni:

Albert Mohler
Albert Mohler
An American theologian.
Bobby Bowden
Bobby Bowden
An American football player and coach .
Wayne Flynt
Wayne Flynt
An American historian.
Ed Stetzer
Ed Stetzer
An American Christian writer.
Adam W. Greenway
An American theologian and religious leader.
Tony Hale
Tony Hale
An American actor.
Billie Young
An American academic and community organizer.
Doug Jones
A United States Senator from Alabama.
Mamoru Shō
Mamoru Shō
A Current head of the Shō family.
Gail Patrick
Gail Patrick
An American actress and television producer.
David Gordon Lyon
An American theologian .
George W. Knight III
An American Theologian.

Who Are Samford University's Most Influential Faculty?