Samford University

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Welcome to Samford University

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Academics & Research

Our student-to-faculty ratio is a low 12:1. More than 90 percent of our full-time faculty have earned the highest degrees in their fields of study. No classes at Samford are taught by graduate students. Samford professors genuinely care -- they are role models who lead by example.
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Arts & Culture

Samford University is an integral part of Birmingham's arts and cultural scene, thanks in part to the School of the Arts, community arts partnerships, outstanding performance venues and year-round academic and cultural opportunities.
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Campus & Community

Experiencing a sense of place is an important part of college life. At Samford University, place is defined in many ways - the beautiful campus, the rich traditions, the surrounding area and the people that make up this community.
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Service & Giving

"The world is better for it." That's not an empty phrase. It sums up the care and compassion that are the core of the Samford family. 
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Spiritual Growth

The mission of Samford University is to nurture persons in their development of intellect, creativity, faith and personhood. As a Christian university, the community fosters academic, career and ethical competency while encouraging social and civic responsibility, and service to others. 
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History & Tradition

 Any family or community is enriched and affirmed by holding and keeping traditions across generations. The Samford University family is proud of our history and tradition as the 87th oldest university in the United States.
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