Samford University : Profile

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800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229
Website: www.samford.edu
Location: Southeast AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC SC TN VA WV

Get a snapshot of Samford University with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

The mission of Samford University is to nurture persons in their development of intellect, creativity, faith and personhood. As a Christian university, the community fosters academic, career and ethical competency while encouraging social and civic responsibility, and service to others.

School Characteristics

Student Population
26524 per year

Length of Study: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation: Baptist

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: yes Average ACT: 23 Average SAT: 510

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 4933
Retention Rate: 88%
Graduation Rate: 705

School Accreditation

National: Yes
Regional: yes
Federal: Yes

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


School data was obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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