Samford Student Population

Total 5,619 students are enrolled in Samford University (3,535 undergraduate and 2,084 graduate). Among them, 651 students are enrolled in online degree/certificate programs. 549 faculties are working for Samford University and student to faculty ratio is 10.23 to 1.

  • Total Student Population: 5,619
  • Undergraduate: 3,535
  • Graduate: 2,084
  • Online Students: 651

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Population By Gender/Attending Status

For academic year 2019-2020, total 5,619 students enrolled into Samford University. 3,535 enrolled in undergraduate programs and 2,084 students enrolled in graduate programs. By attending status. there are 5,361 full-time and 258 part-time students. By gender, 1,922 male and 3,770 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
Total5,6921,9223,770
Undergraduate3,5911,1992,392
Graduate2,1017231,378
Student Population By Attending Status
Samford University
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total5,6925,361331
Undergraduate3,5913,50982
Graduate2,1011,852249

Population by Race/Ethnicity

Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Samford University.
There are 4,606 White (80.92%), 544 Black/African American (9.56%), 170 Hispanic (2.99%), 87 Asian (1.53%), and 285 students with other races.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Samford University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,6921,9223,770
American Indian/Native American19415
Asian873156
Black/African American544203341
Hispanic17054116
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander211
White4,6061,5493,057
Two More1143480
Un-Known902268
Undergraduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Samford University
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,5911,1992,392
American Indian/Native American716
Asian371423
Black/African American240120120
Hispanic1173186
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander110
White3,0529852,067
Two More832855
Un-Known1147
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Samford University
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,1017231,378
American Indian/Native American1239
Asian501733
Black/African American30483221
Hispanic532330
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White1,554564990
Two More31625
Un-Known791861

Online Student Population

Samford University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. 651 students (11.59% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,040 students (18.51% 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
Total5,6196511,0403,928
Undergraduate3,535226222,891
Graduate2,0846294181,037

Population by Student Age

The following table summarizes the students population by age at Samford University. 2,667 students are aged 20 to 24 (47.46% of total students), 1,654 students are aged below 20 (29.44%), 121 students are aged above 50 (2.15%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Samford University.
Student Population By Age at Samford University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,6191,9133,706
Under 1819415
Age 18-191,6355161,119
Age 20-211,6215361,085
Age 22-241,046402644
Age 25-29600242358
Age 30-3421180131
Age 35-391435291
Age 40-4922356167
Age 50-641111992
Over 641064
Undergraduate Student Population By Age at Samford University
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,5351,1752,360
Under 1819415
Age 18-191,6345161,118
Age 20-211,5045011,003
Age 22-24281124157
Age 25-29431033
Age 30-341468
Age 35-391275
Age 40-4915312
Age 50-641138
Over 64211
Graduate Student Population By Age at Samford University
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,0847381,346
Age 18-19101
Age 20-211173582
Age 22-24765278487
Age 25-29557232325
Age 30-3419774123
Age 35-391314586
Age 40-4920853155
Age 50-641001684
Over 64853

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