Best Colleges in America 2022
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Overall Score: 55.63

Samford University

Birmingham, AL http://www.samford.edu/

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$52,800
% of students who get any grants
95%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$33,100
Average price for low-income students
$22,240

Admissions

Acceptance rate
83%
Median SAT/ACT score
1160/26
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
3,590

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
98%
% of need met
77%
% of students who get merit grants
50%
Average merit grant
$13,210

Student Success

Graduation rate
76%
Average time to a degree
4.2 years
Median student debt
$19,727
Early career earnings
$53,220
% earning more than a high school grad
72%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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