Quick Facts

Established: 1841
Accrediting Body: SACSCOC
Enrollment: 945
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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Samford Historian Earns Prestigious NEH Grant
Den Hartog joined Samford’s faculty in 2019, bringing with him a distinguished reputation for scholarship in American political and religious history. His most recent book has been hailed as a key resource for the study of early church-state relations. His NEH proposal remains in that critical period of American history, exploring the life of one of the nation’s founders.  
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History Students Help Preserve Memories of Rosedale Community
A Samford University student research project has created rich new online resources to help preserve the history of the predominantly African-American Rosedale community near the university’s campus. The project stretches from the community’s 19th century origins to the present, and gives special attention to the Rosedale School. 
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Student Projects Support U.S. Census, Legacy of Hope Organization
Members of Samford’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter have joined that organization’s national competitions in support of vitally important initiatives.