Samford University – 175 Years of Excellence

Samford University – Est. 1841 – celebrates its 175th birthday as 2016 comes to a close.

This milestone is dedicated to its many years of excellence and achievement within its 10 schools.

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Timeline:
  • Est. 1841 – Marion, Alabama – Named Howard College

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  •  1887 – Relocated to East Lake

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  • 1957 – Relocated to Lakeshore (HWY 149)

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  • 2016 – A total of 10 Schools – 5,471 total Students – 87th oldest institution of higher learning in the U.S. – President Andrew Westmoreland

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Happy Birthday Samford!

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