Graduate Programs Summary at Samford University

Samford University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Birmingham, Alabama. It offers graduate degrees as well as undergraduate degrees. For academic year 2019-2020 the graduate school tuition & fees are $18,364 in average for all students.

Samford University offers 51 graduate programs: 34 Master's, 10 Doctorate, 3 Post-Bachelor's, 4 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 464 students have been conferred Master's degree and 355 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
Samford University
School NameSamford University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL
Graduate School Students2,084 students
629 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2019-2020)$18,364
Student to Faculty12:1 (8.33%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 51 Graduate Programs
34 Master's, 4 Doctorate, 7 Post graduate certificates

2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

Next table and chart describe 2019-2020 graduate tuition & fees at Samford University with tuition changes over last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $18,364 for all students.The average room & board cost is $10,980 and the total cost of attendance is $35,148 when a student pays out-of-state tuition rate and living on-campus facilities such as dormitory. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $845.
2020 COATuition Trends
Graduate School 2020 Tuition & Costs - Samford University
Cost per Credit$845
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$10,980 (On-Campus) / $10,800 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,804 (On-Campus) / $5,350 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$35,148
Off-Campus Total$35,514
Graduate Tuition Changes (2016-2020) - Samford University
Tuition & Fees$19,223$19,140$19,608$17,865$18,364

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Samford University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 51 major areas - 31 Master's (8 online program), 8 Doctorate (2 online program), 2 Post-Bachelor'(1 online program), 3 Post-Master'. Next table summarizes total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of program.
Natural Resources And Conservation
Engineering Technology
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
Theology And Religious Vocations
Human Services
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

At Samford University, total 5,619 students enrolled in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, total 2,084 students are enrolled for graduate degree programs. By gender, it has 738 male and 1,346 female students. By attending status, there are 1,839 full-time and 245 part-time students in graduate schools at Samford University. Samford University offers online degree program and 629 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 418 students are taking some graduate online courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution - Samford University
Men Students738
Women Students1,346
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution - Samford University
Full-time Students1,839
Part-time Students245
By race/ethnicity 1,538 White, 306 Black, and 46 Asian students are attending at Samford University. Detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution - Samford University
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races36
118 students are younger than 22 and 316 students are older than 65. The school has 1,322 students aged between 22 and 30 and 328 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution - Samford University
21 & Under118
40 & Over316
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially who want to continue education and work in field. At Samford University, 629 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 418 students are enrolled in some online course.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution - Samford University
Total Enrollment2,084
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses629
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses418
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,037
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location - Samford University
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses629
Alabama Resident445
Other State In U.S.183
Outside of U.S.1

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