Samford University

Birmingham, AL

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Samford University

Samford University

Samford University Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Priority Application Due May 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 1,140 2,077 3,217
Accepted 804 1,629 2,433
Acceptance Rate 71% 78% 75%
Enrolled 252 456 708

Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.66 (weighted)

SAT Scores

(40% of Students Admitted to Samford University Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 520 to 630
  • Math 510 to 630
  • Writing 510 to 620
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 630 630 620
Bottom 25th Percentile 520 510 510

ACT Scores

(82% of Students Admitted to Samford University Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 23 to 31
  • Math 21 to 27
  • Composite 23 to 29
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 31 27 29
Bottom 25th Percentile 23 21 23

Samford University Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($35)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank     Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations   Considered
Essay     Important
Extracurricular Activities     Important
Volunteer Work     Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies   Important
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
English 4 4
Foreign Language 2 2
History 2 2
Math 3 3
Science 2 2
Lab 2 2
Electives 1 1

Samford University Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 3,096 (96%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 128 (3%)

Samford University Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($35)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 24)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.50)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Very Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
  Very Important

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