In 2016-2017, 8 percentage of Samford University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
Samford University has 3,373 undergraduate students, of which 66 percent are women and 34 percent are men, and a total student body of 5,509 students. Of these students, 262 men and 179 women represented the school by participating in one or more of the sports with teams at the school.
This total does not include students playing intramural sports.
According to NCES, 4.3 percent of students enrolled at institutions of higher education with sports teams were on teams.
The sports at Samford University with the most participants are all track combined (176), football (108) and baseball (36).