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Samford University is the premier private, Christian university in the South and the top-ranked university in Alabama. We offer state-of-the-art programs in every area of study. With small class sizes, students have the opportunity to engage with their professors on a deeper level and explore content unique to their individual passions. We also offer dozens of study abroad opportunities for those who wish to study outside the United States.

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I am confident that my education here has more than prepared me to be a successful member of society. Tanner Hinson

While studying at Samford, our students participate in a variety of organizations and activities ranging from intramural sports and athletic teams to religious organizations and academic honor societies to Greek organizations, just to name a few. Our campus is located in the suburbs of Birmingham, an area filled with boutiques and trendy restaurants. The serenity provided by a suburban campus is only minutes away from the heart of Birmingham, a place with a rich history and a plethora of museums, parks, music, sports and other entertainment options.

The community you will find here at Samford University and in Birmingham is unparalleled. At Samford, you will discover a tightly-knit community devoted to serving one another, the community and the world. After graduation, our students go on to study at the graduate level or jump straight into the workforce and become leaders in their career fields. Between our Christian values, top-notch academic programs, and the community you will experience here, there is truly no better place to spend your college years than at Samford University. What are you waiting for? Apply now!