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 (1,160) than Samford University (1,160).
  • Furman University has higher submitted ACT score (26) 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 - Samford University and Furman University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Samford UniversityFurman University
Samford Universityvs.Furman University
Birmingham, AlabamaLocationGreenville, South Carolina
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
$34,198Tuition & Fees$52,092
92% ($15,760)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)96% ($32,813)
$15,760Average Amount of Financial Aid$32,813
83.19 %Acceptance Rates61.18 %
27.05 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.94 %
1,160SAT Score1,330
26ACT Score30
76 %Graduation Rate83 %
-Transfer-out Rate15 %
90 %Retention Rate88 %
5,619Student Population2,947
361Number of Faculties272
12 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, 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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