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Reviews 524 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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4 College Freshman

Scholarships: my financial aid counselor worked with me and got me as much money as she could. although I could have still used more

2 College Freshman

Campus Food: the cafeteria has major issues when serving food that is edible

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: the kitchen and laundry rooms are terrible and bad ra

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: The food is usually cold and dry. But once I find something I like (like grilled chicken, yogurt, and salad) I tend to only eat those things. They try to create new dishes, but they just don't look appetizing so I don't even try it.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Living on campus puts you so much closer to classes than living off campus. The campus is enclosed, so driving to class every day would be a pain. Why not just walk and get in extra exercise?

3 College Junior

Athletics: Football is a big deal, students are indifferent.

8 people found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: Birmingham has great food near campus.

2 people found this useful Report
2 College Junior

Health & Safety: Campus safety is rarely present at night.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Party Scene: Sorority parties are the best, especially ADPi's.

4 College Junior

Local Area: There is always somewhere to go & something to do.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Campus Housing: It's extremely outdated for what we're paying for.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Guys & Girls: Everyone is diverse in style, looks, & interests.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Scholarships: I have had trouble with financial aid because they disbursed me a loan and then took it back.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I felt right at home and my advisor and financial aid and deans helped so much.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Diversity: Most everyone treats everyone the same as anyone else.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Lots of opportunities with Greek life on our campus.

5 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Campus safety services do a great job keeping up with everything and making sure we are all safe.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Campus Food: Always a great variety and fantastic food! The chef does a great job preparing and cooking the foods!

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: Lost everyone knows how to dress properly and looks like they enjoy life. Everyone at samford is usually very nice and open to anyone.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Scholarships: Without the scholarships I received, I would not be at samford. Samford is really good at giving out scholarships to help with school.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Majors: There is an audition process and acceptance policy. Basically you have to have talent and then the teachers help you after that.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Majors: I live being in the School of the Arts at Samford. The professors are great and willing to help all the time.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Athletics: The football team is really doing a great job this year and hopefully will do much better next year.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Campus Quality: Student life is great! Living on campus really helps with getting to know people, and the food court and caf are outstanding.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Campus Quality: The campus is beautiful and not very modern. I live that! It is voted the most beautiful campus in Alabama.

1 person found this useful Report
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Samford can be a wonderful experience for students. While the first semester can be extremely difficult, with students being away from their families and friends for the first time, things become easier with perseverance. Students first need to get out of their comfort zones and invest in the hilarious, wonderful people who make up the Samford population.

That being said, the people make the experience worthwhile, and there are always opportunities to meet new people, whether it's free concerts on the quad, chilling next to the fountain in Ben Brown Plaza, renting the Vail movie room for "Glee" nights, Step Sing, or worshiping at RUF (Reformed University Fellowship). These are just some of the many things students can experience at Samford. Plus, the caring professors instill in students not only knowledge, but wisdom, preparing men and women for the future every time they step into the classroom. The liberal arts aspect prompts many to draw endless comparisons and similarities between different classes, teaching students to see the "big picture." In addition, the various convo speakers shed new light on issues that matter, making students take on new points of view about things rarely given a second thought.  

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