Samford UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Birmingham, Alabama Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$32,850

Avg tuition

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About Samford University

Samford University is a medium-sized private university located on a suburban campus in Birmingham, Alabama. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,692, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 83%. The university offers 90 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 76%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for students are $32,850.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

83% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 83%

Retention Rate 89%

Graduation Rate 76%

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1070-1250

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 23-29

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

66%

Female Student Population

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

6k

Number of Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

81%

Black

10%

Hispanic

3%

Unknown

2%

Two or more races

2%

Asian

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

12% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

12%

State Grant Aid

24%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

12%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,597
State Grant Aid $1,113
Institution Grant Aid $16,260
Pell Grant Aid $4,737

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships