Samford Student Population

Total 5,729 students are enrolled in Samford University (3,576 undergraduate and 2,153 graduate). Among them, 535 students are enrolled in online degree/certificate programs. 477 faculties are working for Samford University and student to faculty ratio is 12.01 to 1.

  • Total Student Population: 5,729
  • Undergraduate: 3,576
  • Graduate: 2,153
  • Online Students: 535

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Population By Gender/Attending Status

For academic year 2019-2020, total 5,729 students enrolled into Samford University. 3,576 enrolled in undergraduate programs and 2,153 students enrolled in graduate programs. By attending status. there are 5,450 full-time and 279 part-time students. By gender, 1,887 male and 3,842 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
Total5,7291,8873,842
Undergraduate3,5761,1512,425
Graduate2,1537361,417
Student Population By Attending Status
Samford University
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total5,7295,450279
Undergraduate3,5763,50175
Graduate2,1531,949204

Population by Race/Ethnicity

Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Samford University.
There are 4,712 White (82.25%), 473 Black/African American (8.26%), 208 Hispanic (3.63%), 80 Asian (1.40%), and 256 students with other races.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Samford University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,7291,8873,842
American Indian/Native American14212
Asian802159
Black/African American473182291
Hispanic20869139
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White4,7121,5293,183
Two More1244381
Un-Known621745
Undergraduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Samford University
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,5761,1512,425
American Indian/Native American716
Asian37730
Black/African American20010991
Hispanic1373998
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White3,0679502,117
Two More872958
Un-Known202
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Samford University
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,1537361,417
American Indian/Native American716
Asian431429
Black/African American27373200
Hispanic713041
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White1,6455791,066
Two More371423
Un-Known601743

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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