Samford University is a private, coeducational university based in Birmingham, Alabama. The university was founded by Baptists in 1841 and is now affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention. Samford offers 13 undergraduate degrees, 43 graduate degrees and 4 doctoral programs. Most of their undergraduate students come from the Southeast United States with approximately 1,500 international students representing more than 40 countries making up about 6% of their student population.
Most students live on-campus in dorms or apartments close to campus that have been converted into student housing. Off-campus apartments can be found 10 minutes away from campus and cost depending on the size of your apartment.
The school is among the top universities in Alabama with a low acceptance rate of 56%. Students come from all over the world to study at Samford for its excellent academic programs and beautiful campus setting. A degree from this school will open many doors for you!
While it has one of the highest tuition rates among private colleges in Alabama, students get what they pay for here: a well-rounded education that doesn’t leave anything out! To help lower tuition costs for incoming freshmen, Samford offers several scholarships throughout their four years on campus. Students can apply through an online portal once accepted into their program (just make sure you hit save before submitting). The application process may seem long at first but don’t worry because your professors will be there every step of the way helping guide you along until graduation day!