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Samford University

Contact Information

800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229
(205) 726-3673
(800) 888-7218
Fax: (205) 726-2171
admiss@samford.edu

Admissions Profiles

Selectivity  
Selectivity: more selective
Fall 2008 Acceptance rate: 89.4%
Early decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early action acceptance rate: N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students): N/A
Fall 2008 Applications, Acceptances, and Enrollments  
Number of applicants: 2,153
Number of applicants accepted: 1,924
Freshman enrollment for Fall 2008: 708
Percent of incoming freshmen who applied by either early acceptance or early action: N/A
Number of male applicants: 795
Number of male applicants accepted for Fall 2008: 698
Male freshman enrollment: 264
Number of female applicants: 1,358
Number of female applicants accepted: 1,226
Female freshman enrollment: 444
Wait List  
Does the school have a waiting list? No
Number of applicants placed on a waiting list: N/A
Number of students on the wait list accepted: N/A
Number of students enrolled from a waiting list: N/A
High School Rank  
Percent of first-year students submitting high school class standing: 44%
2008 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 36%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2008): 59%
Freshmen in top 50 percent of high school class (2008): 86%
High School GPA  
Percent of first-year students submitting high school GPA: 99%
Average high school GPA: 3.6
Fall 2008 Freshmen Average SAT Scores  
Percent of first-year students submitting SAT scores: 47%
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range: 510-630
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 500-610
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range: N/A
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 700-800 range: 8%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 600-699 range: 28%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 500-599 range: 45%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 400-499 range: 18%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 300-399 range: 1%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 200-299 range: N/A
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 700-800 range: 3%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 600-699 range: 28%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 500-599 range: 46%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 400-499 range: 22%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 300-399 range: 1%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 200-299 range: 0%
Fall 2008 Freshmen Average ACT Scores  
Percent of first-year students submitting ACT scores 81%
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range: 20-27
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 22-29
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range: 22-27
Percent with ACT English scores in the 30-36 range: 20%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 24-29 range: 43%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 18-23 range: 34%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 12-17 range: 3%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 6-11 range: 0%
Percent with ACT English scores below 6: 0%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 30-36 range: N/A
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 24-29 range: N/A
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 18-23 range: N/A
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 12-17 range: N/A
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 6-11 range: N/A
Percent with ACT Math scores below 6: N/A
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 30-36 range: 12%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 24-29 range: 46%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 18-23 range: 41%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 12-17 range: 1%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 6-11 range: 0%
Percent with ACT Composite scores below 6: 0%

TOEFL
TOEFL requirement? N/A
May the TOEFL be submitted in place of the SAT or ACT? Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required (paper test): 550
Minimum TOEFL score required (computer test): 213
Average TOEFL score (paper test): N/A
Average TOEFL score (computer test): N/A

 

More about Samford University

Website: http://www.samford.edu
Address: 800 Lakeshore Drive , Birmingham , Alabama - 35229-2240
Phone: (205) 726-2011
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate, First professional degree
Campus setting
Large Suburb
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Doctoral/Research Universities
Athletics (football) NCAA, Southern Conference
Religious affiliation Baptist
Calendar system Four-one-four plan
Remedial services No
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $35
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
2,153
795
1,358
Percent admitted
89%
88%
90%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
37%
38%
36%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
510
630
SAT Math
500
610
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
22
27
ACT English
22
29
ACT Math
20
27
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $19,300
Out-of-state tuition $19,300
Books and supplies $1,200
On-campus room and board $6,294
On-campus other expenses $4,200
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
77%
-
Federal grant aid
10%
$4,585
State or local grant aid
26%
$864
Institutional grant aid
69%
-
Loan aid
35%
$5,259
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
4,469
40%
60%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 2,848
Estimated graduates enrolled 489
Undergraduates 24 years old -
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old -
GRADUATION RATE
Total 77%
Men 76%
Women 77%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 1%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 59%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 77%

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