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    Quick Facts

    Established: 1841
    Accrediting Body: SACSCOC
    Student Faculty Ratio: 12:1
    Departments: 16
    Majors: 30
    Howard College is the historic heart of Samford University, dedicated to teaching students the critical thinking and effective communication skills fundamental to success in all professions.


    Alabama's Top Nationally Ranked Private University


    Best School in the South, U.S. News & World Report


    Students Employed or in Graduate School within 6 Months of Graduation
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    English Major Earns Fulbright Award for Graduate Study

    The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. Learn More 
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    HCAS Hosts High School Students for Career-Focused Camps

    Howard College of Arts and Sciences hosted 57 high school students June 24-27 for M.D. Calling and J.D. Calling, Samford’s residential summer programs for students called to careers in medicine and law

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    Samford Excavation in Israel Reveals Ancient Jewish Lamp Workshop

    Archaeologists from Samford University and Kinneret College have discovered a workshop for making ceramic oil lamps in the ancient Jewish village of Shikhin

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    Samford Hosts Scholars for Dante Seminar

    The seminar, focused on Dante’s Divine Comedy, brought together 15 scholars from 11 universities and colleges for a week of immersion in one of the west’s most important and enduring texts.

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