Samford University Comparison

Compare Samford University with any three college sin the United States. Enter additional schools in the search box below for a side-by-side comparison of costs, admissions and post-graduation outcomes with Samford University.

Add a college to compare up to four schools
Samford University comparison
Samford University College 2 College 3 College 4
Samford University
Remove +Add +Add +Add

Overview

Samford University
Location Birmingham, AL
Setting Large Suburban
Enrollment 5,729
Type Private 4 Year
National Ranking #151
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Status Non-profit
Website samford.edu
Team Colors          

Costs

Samford University
Tuition (In State) $33,248
Tuition (Out of State) $33,248
Room & Board $11,260
Avg Net Price $31,322
Avg Grant Aid $18,312
% Receiving Grant Aid 100%

Admission

Samford University
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 3,867
Admitted 3,248
Acceptance Rate 84%
Enrolled % 29.9%
Avg High School GPA 3.8
Typical High School Grades A-
Admissions Standards Challenging
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 23/29
SAT Range 1060/1240
Submit Test Scores Considered but not required
Application Deadline May 1, 2023

Academics

Samford University
Student to Faculty Ratio 12:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (20%)
  • Health Professions (14%)
  • Education (11%)
  • Work and Family Studies (8%)
  • Communication (6%)

Outcomes

Samford University
Graduation Rate 70%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $57,400
Making Student Loan Payments 77%
Median Student Loan Debt $22,500
Median Loan Payment $232

Diversity

Samford University
% Men 33%
% Women 67%
Racial Diversity Very Low
HBCU No
% White 81%
% Black 7%
% Hispanic 5%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 2%
% International 3%
% Unknown Race 1%

Students

Samford University
% In-State 24%
% Out-of-State 75%

Campus

Samford University
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes Yes
Daycare Facility No
Learn More Details

Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/