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Samford University (Cumberland)

800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229
(205) 726-2702

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: April 15
Application Fee: $0
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 74.1% 65.1%
LSAT Score (Median) 151 151
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 149-154 148-153
GPA (Median) 3.31 3.26
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.10-3.57 2.98-3.53
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: AL AL
School's bar passage rate: 76.3% 84.3%
State overall bar passage rate: 69.6% 78.8%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +6.7% +5.5%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: 40.6% 23.5%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 68.1% 63.2%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition: $40,150 $37,096
Room and Board: $9,850 $9,500
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 88.7% 49.3%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $13,500 $15,000
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $121,239 $124,106
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 76.6% 96.5%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 425 424
Men: 51.5% 53.8%
Women: 48.5% 46.2%
White: 80.9% N/A
Black: 8.9% N/A
Hispanic: 4.0% N/A
Asian: 1.4% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 9.8 : 1 16.3 : 1
Total Faculty: 56 NA
Male: 67.9% N/A
Female: 32.1% N/A
Minority: 12.5% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector (Median): $65,000 $60,000
Public Sector (Median): $46,000 $50,000
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 327,072 310,374