Samford University

Birmingham, AL
Christian college

Questions and Answers

Joshua H.
20 days ago
Is there a requirement on how often or how much I have to attend convocation?
Joshua H.
20 days ago
When do intramurals start?
Edson J.
1 month ago
Where can I find information about your school’s financial aid options for DACA students?
Avery F.
2 months ago
How early can Samford students begin to conduct or participate in research projects?
Dalia A.
3 months ago
Where can I find scholarships opportunities that your school offers?
Kaleigh R.
3 months ago
Do you have a program set up with a hospital that will help pay for nursing graduate programs if we work at a hospital sponsored with the university?

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
Least Selective (82% Acceptance Rate)
School type
4-year institution

Diversity statistics

80% White
10% Black
3% Hispanic
2% Multiracial
1% Asian
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)150k
Finance Director130k
Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)98k
Accounting Manager79k
Operations Manager65k
Physical Therapist (PT)64k
Worship Pastor45k
Based on 2,744 student responses
49.6kAvg. Early Career Pay
92.5kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
55%in High-Meaning careers
3%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$32,850 / year
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