Published on April 3, 2017  

When I asked him his major at Samford, he smiled and said "biology."  While acknowledging that biology is not the traditional gateway to the pursuit of a successful career as an architect, Mr. Holmes told me that he had never regretted the decision, and that the breadth and depth of his Samford education underscored the importance of our emphasis on a well-rounded liberal arts approach to learning.

The world is better because Samford's undergraduate programs prepare students for meaningful lives, and in ways which they might not have foreseen.

About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.