Samford University by the Numbers
From distinguished faculty taking a genuine interest in students' success, to offering some of the smallest class sizes of colleges and universities in the country, Samford University offers a collegial, scholarly environment that continues to receive high ratings for quality of life and instruction.
Samford University is established as Howard College. We are the 87th oldest university in the United States and 6th oldest in Alabama.
Alabama's Top Nationally Ranked Private University
In the South
Among Regional Universities U.S. News & World Report
Samford University's Cumberland School of Law is ranked 14th nationally in trial advocacy by U.S. News & World Report.
Best Value Private Universities in the U.S. Kiplinger’s 2017
National Ranking for Graduate Online Nursing 2016
Undergraduate majors, minors, and concentrations offered by 10 schools (Arts, Arts & Sciences, Business, Divinity, Education, Health Professions, Law, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health)
Total Student Enrollment
May undergraduate alumni were employed, in internships or pursuing continuing education within six months of graduation. (2016)
States and 29 Countries Represented by Student Body
National Ranking for Study Abroad, IIE
All numbers are for the most recent academic year unless otherwise noted.