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The acceptance rate of Samford University is 83.3%. Total 3,912 students have applied to and 3,259 have accepted to admit. Eventually, 901 students enrolled in Samford University (Admission Yield: 27.6%). The average SAT score is 1,160 and the average ACT score is 26. The application fee for undergraduate programs is $40 and graduate school application fee is $35 at Samford University.

  • Acceptance Rate: 83.3%
  • Yield: 27.6%
  • SAT Score: 1,160

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Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-2020, total 3,912 students have applied to Samford University. By gender, 1,306 male and 2,606 female students have applied to the school. Among them, 3,259 (1,028 male and 2,231 female) students have accepted and 901(279 male and 622 female) have enrolled into Samford University for academic year 2019-2020. Next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield, also known as enrolment rate at Samford University.
2019-2020 Admission Stats at Samford University
TotalMenWomen
Applicants3,9121,3062,606
Admitted3,2591,0282,231
Enrolled901279622
Acceptance Rate 83.31% 78.71% 85.61%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 27.65% 27.14% 27.88%

SAT/ACT Scores

At Samford University, 328 applicants (36% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 758 applicants (84%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,250 and 25th percentile score is 1,070. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 88 and 25th percentile score is 67. The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to submit when applying to Samford University. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Samford University.
2019-2020 Submitted SAT and ACT Scores at Samford University
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing550640
SAT Math520610
ACT Composite2329
ACT Math2127
ACT English2332

Offered Degrees at Samford

Samford University offers 7 degree/certificate programs - 2 Year Certificate, Bachelor's, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Below table summarizes the offered degrees at Samford University.
Offered Degrees at Samford University
DegreeOffered
1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Associate
2-4 Year Certificate
Bachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Doctorate (Other)

Accepted Credits at Samford

Samford University accepts Dual Credit, Advanced placement (AP) credits, Credit for military training, . Below table summarizes the accepted credits at Samford University.
Accepted Credits at Samford University
Credit TypeAccepted
Dual Credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Credit for military training

Application Checklist

For applying to Samford University, 2 items are required to submit. Next list shows the application requirement for Samford University.

High School GPA

Required

High School Record (or Transcript)

Required

Completion of College Preparatory Program

Considered But Not Required

Recommendations

Considered But Not Required

Admission Test Scores

Considered But Not Required

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