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 (1,195) than Samford University (1,195).
  • Furman University has higher submitted ACT score (26) than Samford University (26).
  • Samford University has more students with 5,758 students while Furman University has 2,463 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 - Samford University and Furman University.
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Samford Universityvs.Furman University
Birmingham, AlabamaLocationGreenville, South Carolina
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
$35,360Tuition & Fees$53,372
95% ($17,676)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)94% ($34,738)
$17,676Average Amount of Financial Aid$34,738
83.19 %Acceptance Rates61.18 %
27.05 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.94 %
1,195SAT Score1,331
26ACT Score31
79 %Graduation Rate82 %
-Transfer-out Rate16 %
89 %Retention Rate91 %
5,758Student Population2,463
362Number of Faculties260
12 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio9 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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