Quick Facts

Established: 1841
Accrediting Body: SACSCOC
Enrollment: 945
Dean: Timothy D. Hall
As the heart of Samford University, Howard College of Arts and Sciences inspires students to a lifetime of inquiry and service through engaged learning, faculty research and vocational discovery within the liberal arts and the Christian ethical and intellectual traditions.

Latest News

Photo Clay Carey
Carey Honored for Publication Advising
The Alabama Media Professionals organization honored Carey’s work with The Local student magazine, which earned First Place in Southeast Journalism Conference (SEJC) competition in March. 
Photo ACTC Conference
Samford To Co-Sponsor Conference on Liberal Education in the Time of COVID-19
The ACTC is dedicated to fostering the use of world classics and other texts of major cultural significance in undergraduate education. Samford shares in that mission through the Cultural Perspectives courses that are the common foundation for all of its undergraduate degree programs. 
Photo Some of Samford's many debate trophies
Debaters Beat Powerhouse Teams To Cap Exceptional Year
Samford’s debate program earned the rare honor of fielding two teams at the National Debate Tournament (NDT) March 26-30. Program leaders said that has occurred only about 10 times in the long and distinguished history of Samford debate.