Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2012-01-09


Samford University’s Adult Degree Program  (ADP) will hold an information session for prospective students Thursday, Jan. 12, 5:45-7 p.m. in Divinity Hall.

Students, faculty and staff will be available to discuss the ADP experience and answer questions.  Information on financial aid will also be available.

Samford’s ADP enables adults to earn a bachelor of science in interdisciplinary studies degree or complete a paralegal certificate through evening classes. The bachelor of science in interdisciplinary studies degree is designed especially for working adults.

Admission is still open for the spring semester, which begins January 29.  For information, call (205) 726-2898, email ADP director Laura Tomlin at or visit


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.