Samford University


A Picturesque Campus

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With more than 50 Georgian Colonial buildings set on a manicured 180-acre campus, Samford is an almost idyllic place to be your college home. The award-winning campus is often called one of the most beautiful in America.
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Small Town Values


Samford is located in Homewood, a suburban community of about 26,000 that embraces its partnership with a nationally-recognized university. Its unique downtown features boutiques, trendy restaurants and established Birmingham restaurant traditions, and a setting that has been described as Mayberry-esque. But, you also can find major shopping outlets, a hospital and other opportunities that contribute to your Samford experience.
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A Vibrant Metropolitan Area


You will enjoy the serenity provided by a suburban campus that is only minutes away from the heart of Birmingham. This metropolitan area of about one million people is rich in history and provides an extended context for experiencing all that college can be. With museums, galleries, parks, gardens, music, sports and other entertainment options, there is something for everyone. And, Birmingham is conveniently located close to the mountains for hiking and skiing and to the beach.
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