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Samford University focuses on nurturing the students and helping them in developing faith, personhood, intellect, and creativity. The university offers more than 170 academic courses for undergraduates and graduates that include arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, health professions, nursing, pharmacy, and public health, and law.
In Fall 2018, the university recorded the admission rate of 87% where 3,884 applications were received. The average GPA of the enrolled applicants was above 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Admission applications are currently open for the UG and PG admissions.
|Application Portal||Online Application|
|Application Fee (non-refundable)||UG: 40 USD|
PG: 35 USD
|Mode of Payment||Credit Card|
|Middle 50% SAT Score||1150 - 1380|
|Middle 50% ACT Score||23 - 29|
|Work Experience||Required for PG programs|
|Interview||Required for professional programs|
Samford University has issued a few important deadlines for undergraduate admissions. International applicants are advised to adhere to the following deadlines:
In the case of graduate admissions, the application deadlines vary from program to program. Applicants must check the specific program page to confirm the admission deadlines.
International students are a huge part of Samford University. Each year, the university enrols students from across the world. However, as per the university’s guidelines, international applicants are required to fulfil a few additional admission requirements.
Evidence of English language proficiency is compulsory for international applicants whose primary language is not English. Samford University requires these applicants to take any one of the following tests and meet the minimum score requirements.
|Test Name||Minimum score|
After the student is selected for admission, the college will email the Certificate of Eligibility for a Student Visa (Form I-20 A/B). Once received, all the details should be checked carefully. Applicants must submit a completed non-immigration visa application form (DS-156) with passport size photo.
The university offers UG programs in several academic fields like Biochemistry, Computer Science, Physics, Sociology, etc. The general admission requirements for UG admissions are the same for the majority of programs.
Application Portal: Online Application
Application Fee: 40 USD
Currently, Samford University offers a limited number of graduate programs in different academic areas. While the application process is similar for all programs, all the other factors like deadlines, requirements and ELP scores may vary.
Application Portal: Graduate Application
Application Fee: 35 USD
Popular Courses at Samford University
|Course||Application Deadline||Admission Requirements||English Language Proficiency|
|Accountancy (M.Acc.)||August 1||GMAT score 500 or equivalent GRE score||TOEFL (iBT): 90;|
|MBA||August 1||GMAT score 480 or GRE equivalent||TOEFL (iBT): 90;|
|Occupational Therapy||N/A||Minimum GPA of 3.0; GRE score||TOEFL (iBT): 80;|
TOEFL (PBT): 550;
TOEFL (CBT): 213
|Elementary Education (MSE)||July 15||Certificate inEarly Childhood/Elementary Education||TOEFL (iBT): 90;|
Supporting Documents: UG transcripts, mark sheets, GRE/GMAT score, ELP score sheet, recommendation, resume, personal statement.
The admission office of Samford University releases decision notifications on a rolling basis beginning in November. Prospective applicants are informed about the decision on their applications via official email.