The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • Furman University has more expensive tuition & fees ($52,092) than Samford University ($34,198).
  • It is harder to admit to Furman University than Samford University.
  • Furman University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,330) than Samford University (1,160).
  • Furman University has higher submitted ACT score (30) than Samford University (26).
  • Samford University has more students with 5,619 students while Furman University has 2,947 students.
  • Samford University has more full-time faculties with 361 faculties while Furman University has 272 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Furman University and Samford University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Furman UniversitySamford University
Furman Universityvs.Samford University
Greenville, South CarolinaLocationBirmingham, Alabama
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Master's degreeHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Baccalaureate College - Arts & SciencesCarnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
$52,092Tuition & Fees$34,198
96% ($32,813)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)92% ($15,760)
$32,813Average Amount of Financial Aid$15,760
61.18 %Acceptance Rates83.19 %
22.94 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.05 %
1,330SAT Score1,160
30ACT Score26
83 %Graduation Rate76 %
15 %Transfer-out Rate-
88 %Retention Rate90 %
2,947Student Population5,619
272Number of Faculties361
10 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio12 to 1
ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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