50-50 Profile: Samford University

Samford University campus

Samford University-Private

Birmingham, Alabama
5,471 (3,341 undergraduates)
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Offers full-ride scholarshps

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2016-17 Accepted: 91%
4 Year Graduation Rate: 59%
5 Year Graduation Rate: 70%
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FINANCES

Scholarships
2016-17 Total Expenses: $46,474
Average Net Price 15-16: $29,544
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 6%
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75th PERCENTILE TEST SCORES

SAT RW: 650
SAT Math: 630
ACT: 29
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Common Data Set

Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 43%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 37%
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 72.1%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 45%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $10,896

Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: Yes
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Athletics

NCAA D1, Southern Conference

Samford University athletic teams

Reasons to consider Samford University:

University Fellows Honors Program
Arts & Sciences Program for Independent Research
Samford Debate Program
Oak Mountain Interpretive Center
Vulcan Materials Center
Anglican Institute at Beeson
Christian Women’s Leadership
‘Better World Theatre’
Service Cadres
Center for Science & Religion
Center for Sports Analytics
Center for Healthcare Innovation and Patient Outcomes Research

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