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Samford is a private, Christian graduate school in Homewood, Alabama in the Birmingham Area. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 2,084 graduate students. Of the 33 graduate programs offered at Samford University, 8 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Samford University are Law, Pharmacy Studies, and Pediatric Nursing. 12% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
2,084
Part-Time Grad Students
245
Research Assistants
No data available  
Teaching Assistants
No data available  
Racial Diversity
  • White
    74%
  • African American
    14.4%
  • Unknown
    2.9%
  • Asian
    2.3%
  • Hispanic
    2.1%
  • Multiracial
    1.9%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    1.7%
  • Native American
    0.6%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 4 responses
  • Driven
    25%
  • Down-to-earth
    25%
  • Intellectual
    25%
  • Organized
    25%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 4 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    75%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    25%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
100%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 4 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 4 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 4 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 4 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    50%
  • $25K-$50K
    25%
  • <$25K
    25%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 4 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    25%
  • $50-$75K
    25%
  • <$50K
    25%
  • Did not graduate yet
    25%
100%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 4 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$84,157
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,112
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$347,800
National
$217,500

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