Quick Facts

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


Best University in Alabama


Best University in Alabama for Earnings of Alumni 10 Years After Degree

Latest News

Photo Standing (L to R): Sam Hudson, Katie Burelle, Jeff Seitz, Katherine Gurley, Betsy Dobbins, Cole Sullivan, Austin Chapman, Jessica Zurlo (Fellow, PHF), Chris Sanders, Michelle McKinlay (Fellow, PHF), Luke Orthner, Luke Smith, Forrest Courtney.  Lower row (L to R): Claire Johnson, EmiliAnne Wheeler, Brooke Hess (Fellow, PHF), Morgan Zabow (Fellow, PHF), and Greta Hartmann (Fellow, PHF).

Jan Term Course Links Biology and Community Service

Samford students in biology professor Betsy Dobbins’ Biological and Environmental Perspectives in Community Health course blended learning and service in Perry County during the university’s January term. 
Photo Samford debaters Kiarra Broadnax, Kevin Aubrey, Dovie Stem and Moriah Windus celebrate their tournament success.

Samford Debaters Win University of California-Berkeley Tournament

The pair defeated teams from St. Mary’s College, University of Nevada Las Vegas, California State University Long Beach, San Francisco State University, and Indiana University before besting a hybrid team from Rutgers University and Binghamton University in the finals. 
Photo Jonathan Davis and Glenda Martin

Davis, Martin Earn SoCon All-Conference Awards

Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education professor Jonathan Davis received the faculty award. Howard College of Arts and Sciences Operations Manager Glenda Martin received the staff award.