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

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History Students Earn American Independence Awards
Samford history students earned multiple research honors in the 2020/2021 American Independence Awards ceremony this spring. 
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Students Launch New Issue of Award-Winning Magazine
The spring 2021 issue of Samford’s award-winning, student-produced magazine The Local has launched! In addition to the digital magazine, print issues are available on campus and around Homewood, Vestavia Hills and Birmingham. 
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Black Women Speak Through Student Film
Camille Womack's film features unfiltered conversations with four young black women about their experiences with racism in education, the workplace, society and media.