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 four-years, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • Furman University has more expensive tuition & fees ($53,372) than Samford University ($35,360).
  • It is harder to admit to Furman University than Samford University.
  • Furman University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,331) than Samford University (1,195).
  • Furman University has higher submitted ACT score (31) than Samford University (26).
  • Samford University has more students with 5,729 students while Furman University has 2,567 students.
  • Samford University has more full-time faculties with 362 faculties while Furman University has 260 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Furman University and Samford University.
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Furman Universityvs.Samford University
Greenville, South CarolinaLocationBirmingham, Alabama
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Master's degreeHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Baccalaureate College - Arts & SciencesCarnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
$53,372Tuition & Fees$35,360
94% ($33,297)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)95% ($17,676)
$33,297Average Amount of Financial Aid$17,676
61.18 %Acceptance Rates83.19 %
22.94 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.05 %
1,331SAT Score1,195
31ACT Score26
82 %Graduation Rate79 %
16 %Transfer-out Rate-
81 %Retention Rate87 %
2,567Student Population5,729
260Number of Faculties362
9 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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