Samford University is Alabama’s top-ranked private university with nationally ranked academic programs rooted in the university’s Christian mission. The university offers 10 different academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health.
Our faculty members are preeminent scholars with real-world experience. More than 90 percent of our full-time faculty have earned the highest degrees in their fields of study. They have the credentials to lead a company, research hospital or school system. However, their passion is to mentor you as the next generation of leaders.Classes at Samford are intentionally kept small (average size is 21) because professors want to know you, invest in you and advocate for you. Samford professors connect you with internships, recommend you for jobs and become lifelong support systems.
More than 90 percent of our full-time faculty have earned the highest degrees in their fields of study.