Established 1841 87th-oldest university in the United States
# 10 in the nation for career preparation —The Wall Street Journal (2024)
97 % of undergraduate alumni are working or in further study within six months of graduation
# 1 in the nation for student engagement —The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education (2022)
# 34 private university in the U.S. for value and affordability —Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
Academic Schools School of the Arts Howard College of Arts and Sciences Brock School of Business Beeson Divinity School Orlean Beeson School of Education School of Health Professions Cumberland School of Law Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing McWhorter School of Pharmacy School of Public Health
Geographic diversity of student body 49 states 16 countries AND
Average undergraduate class size 19
Student-to-faculty ratio 14:1
174 Undergraduate majors, minors and concentrations 66 Graduate majors, minors and concentrations
247 acres Campus Size
Enrollment 5,791
Samford’s annual fiscal and economic impact on Alabama $453.3 MILLION
57,062 alumni worldwide
17 NCAA Division I varsity sports in the historic Southern Conference
170 undergraduate and graduate student organizations
Samford’s athletics teams are ranked # 6 in the nation and # 1 in Alabama for Graduation Success Rate (GSR) by the NCAA.
Greek-letter organizations 16