Established 1841 87th-oldest university in the United States
# 1 in Alabama The Wall Street Journal
97 % of undergraduate alumni are working or in further study within six months of graduation
# 1 in the nation for student engagement —The Wall Street Journal
# 66 in the nation for best undergraduate teaching —U.S. News & World Report
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC)
Academic Schools School of the Arts Howard College of Arts and Sciences Brock School of Business Beeson Divinity School Orlean Beeson School of Education School of Health Professions Cumberland School of Law Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing McWhorter School of Pharmacy School of Public Health
Geographic diversity of student body 47 states 19 countries AND
Average undergraduate class size 19
Student-to-faculty ratio 14:1
65 Undergraduate majors, minors and concentrations 183 Graduate majors, minors and concentrations
247 acres Campus Size
Enrollment 5,683
Samford’s annual fiscal and economic impact on Alabama $424.8 MILLION
1,481 student life events
55,923 alumni worldwide
17 NCAA Division I varsity sports in the historic Southern Conference
129 undergraduate and graduate student organizations
150 annual arts events
# 34 private university in the U.S. for value and affordability —Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
86 spiritual life cadres led by faculty, staff and students
Samford’s athletics teams are ranked # 6 in the nation and # 1 in Alabama for Graduation Success Rate (GSR) by the NCAA.
Greek-letter organizations 14