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Samford University (Birmingham, AL)


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Samford University is ranked 49 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 165 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 40%
Applicants who took ACT 84%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+6%
600-69929%
600+35%

SAT Math Score

700+6%
600-69926%
600+32%

ACT Score

30-3617%
24-2955%
24+72%

Students applied3,327
Students admitted2,725
Admission rate82%

Students per faculty13

4-year graduation rate48%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$27,520
Fees$850
Room and board$9,400
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$38,770

Cost after need-based aid$24,724
Cost after non-need-based aid$29,134

Average debt at graduation$26,543

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$45,800

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met66%
Average need-based aid$14,046
Average non-need-based aid$9,636

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment3,051

Full-Time

Men1,026
Women1,889

Part-Time

Men44
Women92

Freshmen retained88%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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