|School Type||Private 4 Year|
|On campus housing||Yes|
Located in Birmingham, Alabama, Samford University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. The school has a religious affiliation with the Baptist faith. In the most recent statistical year 3,196 prospective students applied, and 2,982 were granted admission. Of those admitted 826 enrolled in the school. 4,885 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 321 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2016/2017, excluding room and board, is $28,552 plus fees of $850. Samford University is ranked 345 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
|Books and Supplies||$1,000|
|Room and Board||$9,830|
|Budget for Other Expenses||$4,664|
|Total One Year Cost||$44,896|
|Years||Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree|
|in 4 years||51% earned a bachelor degree|
|in 5 years||66% earned a bachelor degree|
|in 6 years||70% earned a bachelor degree|
A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Samford University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Samford University is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.