83 percent of applicants to Samford University were admitted for fall 2017

At Samford University, 96 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 66 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The four-year private not-for-profit institution in Birmingham enrolled 5,509 students in fall 2017, including 3,373 in undergraduate and 2,136 in graduate programs, data shows. 3.8 percent of undergraduates transferred from another college or university.

28 percent of undergraduates are residents of Alabama, and 71 percent are residents of other states. 1 percent are citizens of foreign countries.

The undergraduate student body is comprised mostly of students who identify as white (84 percent) and Black or African American (7 percent).

The school admitted 83 percent of the 3,808 students who applied for fall 2017. Of those who were admitted, 27 percent enrolled.

Samford University admission
Total admitted applicants and enrolled students are estimates.
Total
Male
Female
Applicants
3,808
33.1%
66.9%
Admitted applicants
3,161
81%
84%
Enrolled
853
27%
27%

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