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.


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HCAS Leadership Team Tackles Key Projects

The reorganized Howard College of Arts and Sciences leadership team is busy with new projects and processes this fall as the college embarks on the five-year strategic plan unveiled early this year. 
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Math Student, Professor Publish Journal Article

Samford University is dedicated to helping students emerge as professionals in their chosen fields. From internships to undergraduate research, they have a chance to work alongside experts as they prepare for graduate school and career. 
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Value of New Testament Teachings in the Liberal Arts Highlighted in Granade Lecture

The value of New Testament teachings in a liberal arts education was the topic for the inaugural Granade Lecture at Samford University.