Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2010-09-14

Samford University will hold the first of three fall Preview Days for prospective students and their parents on Saturday, Sept. 25, beginning at 8 a.m.


The event will provide a glimpse of the campus experience and offer information on Samford’s application, scholarship and financial aid process, campus organizations and academic offerings.   Campus tours will include visits to residence halls.


A noon tailgate party will precede the 2 p.m. Samford football game against perennial Southern Conference national power Appalachian State.


Advance registration is requested by Monday, Sept. 20. Other Preview Days are scheduled for October 16 and November 20, with advance registration requested one week prior to each.


For information or registration, go to or call the Office of Admission at (205) 726-3673 or 800-888-7218.


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. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 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 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.