Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2005-10-28

Samford University's final Preview Day for 2005 will be offered Saturday, Nov. 12. The event is free for high school seniors and their families.

The morning event will include a session on the admission and scholarship process, an academic fair with information on courses and majors, and a forum for current Samford students to discuss campus life. The program will begin at 8:30 a.m. in Wright Center Concert Hall.

Tours of campus and residence halls will be available. The Samford Bulldog football team will play Jacksonville State University at 1 p.m. in Seibert Stadium. Game tickets are available separately.

For on-line registration through Nov. 6. Walk-in registration the day of the event will begin at 8 a.m.

For information, contact the Samford admissions office at 800-888-7218 or (205) 726-3673.


Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.