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.


    Top Ranked University in Alabama, Forbes, Inc.


    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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    National Debate Team

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