Samford University The BelltowerSeptember 2003

New Rankings Recognize Samford Quality

Samford University again ranks as one of the top institutions in the South in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of America's Best Colleges.

Samford University again ranks as one of the top institutions in the South in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of America's Best Colleges. The rankings, which are based on a school's academic reputation, freshman retention rates, faculty resources, class size, student selectivity, financial resources and alumni giving, were announced Friday, Aug. 22.

Samford ranks fifth in the South in its category, Best Universities-Master's, which includes schools offering a full range of undergraduate and master's programs and some doctoral programs. The Best Universities-Master's category includes the largest number of schools (573) and is divided into four regions. Samford has been ranked in the top 10 in its category by U.S. News & World Report since 1990.

In addition to its recognition by U.S. News & World Report, Samford has again been listed among the Princeton Review's choices of the nation's 351 best colleges, with high marks for academics, quality of campus life and interesting and accessible faculty.

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