Quick Facts

Established: 1841
Accrediting Body: SACSCOC
Enrollment: 1,005
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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Samford Debater Dominates GSU Debate Tournament
Freshman Samford University debater Sarah Emerson dominated the Georgia State Debate Tournament in earlier this month even though her Samford partner couldn’t take part in the competition.  
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Fisher Humphreys to Present Holley-Hull Lectures Oct. 16-18
Returning to Samford for the annual lecture series, Professor of Divinity, Emeritus, Fisher Humphreys will present three lectures on the theme of “The Purposes of God,” at venues on and off campus. The free lectures are open to the public in all venues. 
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Samford Journalism Program Named Best in State, Fourth in Region
The program was also named 5th among Christian colleges and universities and 17th best value in the nation.