Admissions

Location
Birmingham, AL
Undergrads
2,769
Tuition
$25,528
Admission Difficulty
Easy
More statistics . . .
YesI'm interested, let this school know MaybeBookmark for later NoShow me better matches What does it mean to express interest?
Oops! There was an error.

Reload the page and try again.

Saving your interest We will attempt to notify this school of your interest. This school has been saved to your schools listyour schools list. This school has been removed from your recommended schools list.
For more schools, visit your recommended schools list.

Admissions

Get started!
Chance Me
Will you get in? See what other students have to say.

Applicant Status At Samford University

How do I stack up?

Compared against the students in the chart, you are in the:

??? Percentile

Admissions Statistics

Overall Admissions Statistics
Total Applicants:3,217
Male Applicants:1,140
Female Applicants:2,077
Total Acceptances:2,433
Male Acceptances:804
Female Acceptances:1,629
Acceptance Rate:76%
Yield: ? 29%
Contact Admissions
Phone:(800) 888-7218
Email:admiss@samford.edu
Web Site:www.samford.edu/admission
Application Information
Open Admissions:No
Common Application:Yes
Application Fee:$40
Application Web Site:www.samford.edu/admission/apply.html
Dates To Know Deadline Notification
Regular Decision Rolling Rolling beginning October 1
Must-Reply-By May 1
Admissions
Consideration
RequiredRecommendedNeither Required
Nor Recommended
GPA
HS Rank
HS Transcript
College Prep Courses
Recommendations
Audition/Portfolio
SAT/ACT
TOEFL
Freshmen Enrollment Statistics
Total Freshmen Enrollment:717
Full-Time Male Enrollment:247
Full-Time Female Enrollment:454
Part-Time Male Enrollment:5
Part-Time Female Enrollment:2
Waitlist Statistics
Applicants Placed: ? Not Reported
Applicants Accepting: ? Not Reported
Students Enrolled: ? Not Reported
Transfer Statistics
Applications Received:255
Applicants Accepted:163
Students Enrolled:120

Standardized Tests Statistics

Standardized Test Scores Critical Reading Math Writing Composite (out of)
SAT (25th - 75th Percentile) 520 - 630 510 - 630 510 - 620 1540 - 1880 (2400)
ACT (25th - 75th Percentile) 23 - 31 21 - 27 Not Reported 23 - 29 (36)
General Statistics
Top 10% of HS Class:44%
SAT/ACT Required:Not Reported
Students Submitting SAT:40%
Students Submitting ACT:82%
SAT Subject Test Requirements
Not Reported

Facts & Statistics

Tips for Getting In
  • Get involved in leadership and extracurricular activities.
  • Improve your ACT score (aim for a 28 or higher).
  • Maintain a good GPA.
  • Volunteer at a non-profit organization.
  • Write a good admission essay.
Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming To School
  • Girls think it's okay to wear shorts over leggings, and sometimes even leggings as pants.
  • Rain boots are absolutely necessary.
  • Some boys do not know how to laugh at themselves or just be friends.
  • There is not much diversity at Samford.
  • Too many people expect to get an engagement ring before a diploma.
Campus Tours
Tours are offered at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. on weekdays. There are also Saturday tours at 9:30 a.m. Each tour lasts about 75 minutes, and Samford students drive visiting families around the scenic campus in golf carts. One can schedule a visit online or by calling the Office of Admissions at (800) 888-7218 or (205) 726-3673.
Overnight Visits
Overnight visits can be scheduled for high school juniors and seniors for Monday through Thursday nights. To book such a visit, go online or call the Office of Admissions at (800) 888-7218 or (205) 726-3673. For parents, certain nearby hotels offer discounts for Samford visitors.
Virtual Tour of Campus
www.samford.edu/virtualtour/
4
pageviews remaining

Non-registered users are limited to 5 school profile page views per month.

Register for free to gain full access!