Samford Student Population

Total 5,682 students are enrolled in Samford University (3,672 undergraduate and 2,010 graduate). Among them, 218 students are enrolled in online degree/certificate programs. 477 faculties are working for Samford University and student to faculty ratio is 11.91 to 1.
  • Total Student Population: 5,682
  • Undergraduate: 3,672
  • Graduate: 2,010
  • Online Students: 218

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Population By Gender/Attending Status

For academic year 2022-2023, total 5,682 students enrolled into Samford University. 3,672 enrolled in undergraduate programs and 2,010 students enrolled in graduate programs. By attending status. there are 5,451 full-time and 231 part-time students. By gender, 1,824 male and 3,858 female students are attending at Samford University. Next table summarizes the student population by gender and attending status for Samford University.
Student Population By Gender
Samford University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,6821,8243,858
Undergraduate3,6721,1852,487
Graduate2,0106391,371
Student Population By Attending Status
Samford University
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total5,6825,451231
Undergraduate3,6723,60963
Graduate2,0101,842168

Population by Race/Ethnicity

Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Samford University.
There are 4,558 White (80.22%), 496 Black/African American (8.73%), 234 Hispanic (4.12%), 108 Asian (1.90%), and 286 students with other races.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Samford University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,6821,8243,858
American Indian/Native American734
Asian1082088
Black/African American496180316
Hispanic23472162
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander624
White4,5581,4713,087
Two More1092980
Un-Known1182989
Undergraduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Samford University
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,6721,1852,487
American Indian/Native American312
Asian53548
Black/African American19610393
Hispanic15044106
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander624
White3,1229842,138
Two More761858
Un-Known321418
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Samford University
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,0106391,371
American Indian/Native American422
Asian551540
Black/African American30077223
Hispanic842856
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1,436487949
Two More331122
Un-Known861571

Online Student Population

Samford University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. 218 students (3.84% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 800 students (14.08% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Samford University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Samford University
TotalEnrolled ExclusivelyEnrolled Some CoursesNot In Online Courses
Total5,6822188004,664
Undergraduate3,672115773,084
Graduate2,0102072231,580

Population by Student Age

The following table summarizes the students population by age at Samford University. 2,900 students are aged 20 to 24 (51.04% of total students), 1,719 students are aged below 20 (30.25%), 92 students are aged above 50 (1.62%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Samford University.
Student Population By Age at Samford University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,6821,8243,858
Under 1823815
Age 18-191,6965071,189
Age 20-211,7265431,183
Age 22-241,174419755
Age 25-29510182328
Age 30-3417674102
Age 35-391173879
Age 40-4916838130
Age 50-64891475
Over 64312
Undergraduate Student Population By Age at Samford University
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,6721,1852,487
Under 1823815
Age 18-191,6935071,186
Age 20-211,6155151,100
Age 22-24283134149
Age 25-2916610
Age 30-341147
Age 35-39936
Age 40-491248
Age 50-641046
Graduate Student Population By Age at Samford University
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,0106391,371
Age 18-19303
Age 20-211112883
Age 22-24891285606
Age 25-29494176318
Age 30-341657095
Age 35-391083573
Age 40-4915634122
Age 50-64791069
Over 64312

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