50-50 Profile: Samford University

Samford Univeristy campus

Samford University-Private
Birmingham, Alabama
4,933 (3,051 undergraduates)
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2013, 2014

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2014-15 Accepted: 60%
4 Year Graduation Rate: 49%
5 Year Graduation Rate: 64%
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FINANCES
2014-15 Total Expenses: $42,270
Average Net Price 13-14: $27,306
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 9%
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75th PERCENTILE TEST SCORES
SAT Critical Reading: 620
SAT Math: 6150
ACT: 29
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Common Data Set
Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 44%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 37%
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 68.83%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 43.4%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $10,686

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
Christian Women’s Leadership
‘Better World Theatre’
Service Cadres
Center for Science & Religion

University Fellows Honors Program,
Arts & Sciences Program for Independent Research,
Samford Debate Program,
Oak Mountain Interpretive Center,
Vulcan Materials Center,
Christian Women's Leadership,,
‘Better World Theatre’,
Service Cadres,
Center for Science & Religion

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