Birmingham, AL 35229
Samford University is a privately run, not for profit institution, located in Birmingham, Alabama. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 3446 and 3149 students were accepted.
Samford University in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $28,552 and fees $850. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $28,552 and $850 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSuburb: Large|
|Student to Faculty Ratio12:1|
|Religious Affiliation |
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
Masters program tracks: MSN (Nurse Practitioners, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA), Nursing Education, Leadership in Healthcare Systems), RN to MSN (Nurse Practitioners, Nursing Education)
The Samford University, Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing offers a MSN Degree in a flexible online setting.The program prepares its graduates to practice in an advanced capacity to meet patient needs and to manage a range of health care settings.
The program offers different tracks including Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, Nurse Educator, and Nurse Management.
The Family Nurse Practitioner tracks prepares students to offer primary care after successful completing the national certification exams while the Nurse Anesthesia program prepares graduates to sit for the nurse anesthesia national certification examination. The nurse educator track is intended for those who are interested in becoming clinical or academic educators and the management track trains students for entry and mid-level managers.
- A BSN degree from a program accredited by the CCNE or NLNAC
- Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0
- GRE or MAT scores (taken within the last five years)
- The GRE requirement is waived for applicants with a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.20 or postgraduate GPA of 3.00 or above.
Applicants are also required to have a C grade or higher in at least one undergraduate course in nursing research and a B grade or higher in one undergraduate health assessment course.
Doctoral program tracks: DNP (Nursing Administration, Advanced Practice Registered Nursing)
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of Samford University as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.
Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year
|Program name||Degree type||Graduates|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Bachelor's degree||92|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Master's degree||13|
|Nursing Administration||Master's degree||2|
|Nurse Anesthetist||Master's degree||25|
|Family Practice Nurse/Nursing||Master's degree||84|
|Nursing Practice||Doctor's degree - professional practice||30|
Nearby Nursing Schools
The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Samford University
65.12 miles away
89.52 miles away
94.93 miles away
105.17 miles away
106.58 miles away
108.03 miles away
Martin Methodist College
120.67 miles away
143.53 miles away
Southern Adventist University
147.72 miles away
160.6 miles away
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
01/01/1920 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels|
04/04/2011 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
03/03/2000 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
03/03/2000 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels|
05/17/2003 - Current
|SAT: Critical Reading520 to 620|
|SAT: Math500 to 618|
|SAT: Writing500 to 610|
|ACT Composite23 to 29|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Considered but not required|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Considered but not required|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Recommended|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Recommended|
Cost (Net Price)
$29,544Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$22,498|
|30k to 48k$31,440|
|48k to 75k$27,761|
|75k to 110k$30,207|
Financial Aid & Loan
Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid
Students Who receive Pell Grants
Federal Student Loans
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)
The School of Nursing at UAB several scholarship programs. The School's scholarship portfolio consists of 59 scholarships.
Applicant must be a National Merit Finalist who has designated Samford University as his or her first-choice institution when completing the scholarship application. Applicants may change their [...]
The program allows the children of faculty members, staff and administrators of Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) affiliated colleges to attend a CCCU-affiliated college [...]
Applicants must be incoming freshmen or current students at Samford University. STudents must be majoring in history and demonstrate scholarship and need.
Applicants must be pursuing graduate nursing degrees from the University of South Alabama.
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Alabama state board of nursing