Samford University: Admission & Tests

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Samford University LogoHere is a quick review of Samford University general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Samford University admission criteria are rather easy - in 2013-14 this college accepted 76 percent of those who apply.

The school requires you to submit reference letters with your application but does not require admission test scores.

Samford University as a rule will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • credits for life experience
    (for example, learned through independent study, non-credit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$35
Samford University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Samford University is $35.00. The graduate application fee is $35.00. The first-professional application fee is $50.00.

SAT Test Scores

Submitting the results of Scholastic Aptitude Test is a typical step of the application process. 40% of applicants at Samford University completed the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 500 to 650 on Critical Reading, from 490 to 650 on Math, and from 490 to 640 on Writing. Judging from these numbers, if you got a score above 610 in SAT Critical Reading, 610 in SAT Math, and 600 in SAT Writing - this will most likely get you admitted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
460
580
610

SAT Math
450
570
610

SAT Writing
450
570
600

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is a really important element of the application process at Samford University. 82% of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 22 to 30 on Composite, from 22 to 32 on English, and from 20 to 28 on Math. Hence if you have above 28 in ACT Composite, 30 in ACT English, and 26 in ACT Math - this good enough to get accepted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
20
26
28

ACT English
20
27
30

ACT Math
18
24
26

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(205)
726-2011
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Samford University, please contact this school directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (205) 726-2011 or check Samford University Website

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