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Samford University was founded as Howard College in 1841 and continues today as a private, co-educational institution located in Homewood, Alabama. Samford was originally founded when members of the Siloam Baptist Church acquired land and invited the Alabama Baptist Convention to build a new Baptist School in that location. The school remains to have an affiliation with the Alabama Baptist Convention.
Samford is currently divided into the following degree-granting units:
Howard College of Arts & Sciences
Brock School of Business
Beeson Divinity School
Beeson School of Education & Professional Studies
Cumberland School of Law
Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing
School of the Arts
McWhorter School of Pharmacy
There are undergraduate, graduate and professional programs available at SU. The individual colleges at Samford also offer some online programs, generally at the graduate level.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
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