Quick Facts

Established: 1841
Accrediting Body: SACSCOC
Enrollment: 905
Alumni: 16,700
Departments: 16 Majors: 30
Dean: Timothy D. Hall
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.


Alabama's Top Nationally Ranked Private University


Best School in the South, U.S. News & World Report


Dec. Grads Employed or in Graduate School within 6 Months of Graduation

Latest News

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Pulitzer Prize Winner Fagin to Present Davis Lecture Nov. 2

Howard College of Arts and Sciences and The Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership are partnering to host the free public lecture by the author of "Toms River," a gripping, true account of childhood cancers caused by industrial pollution in the town of Toms River, New Jersey. 
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Bass, Reynolds Publish Books on Civil Rights

This spring Samford history professors S. Jonathan Bass and LeeAnn G. Reynolds published new books exploring the history and legacy of racial injustice in the American south. 
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Samford Team Selected for AAC&U Institute

At the Loyola University institute, the Samford team explored intentional, well-defined and meaningfully assessed models of general education.