Quick Facts

Established: 1841
Accrediting Body: SACSCOC
Enrollment: 1,005
Alumni: 16,700
Departments: 14
Majors and Concentrations: 45
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

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Alumnus Matt Scales Helps Historic Plane Return for D-Day Anniversary
2007 Samford history graduate Matt Scales, a member of the U. S. Air Force Reserve, conducted a years-long search to track down and helped restore the historic C-47 aircraft, "That's All Brother," which led the D-Day invasion at Normandy. 
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Public Relations Concentration Earns National Certification
Reviewers from the Public Relations Society of America praised program faculty and students, and noted the 100% employment rate for 2018 graduates. 
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Keely Smith Named Lilly Graduate Fellow
The prestigious fellowship, part of the Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities, supports three years of graduate education for exceptionally well-qualified young graduates of LFP Network Schools who seek to become teacher-scholars at church-related colleges and universities in the United States.