154
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Samford University / Beeson School of Divinity is located in Birmingham, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Theological Studies (MATS)
Juris Doctor/Master of Divinity (JD/M Div)
Doctor of Ministry (D Min)
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts in Theological Studies (JD/MATS)
Master of Divinity (M Div)
Master of Divinity/Master of Business Administration (M Div/MBA)
Master of Divinity/Master of Music (M Div/MM)
Master of Divinity/Master of Education (M Div/M Ed)
Master of Divinity/Master of Social Work (M Div/MSW)
Master of Arts in Theological Studies/Master of Social Work (MATS/MSW)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 40
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees 2 Foreign Languages
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

61
Applied
57
Accepted
31
Enrolled
93%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.5
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$50,000
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

154
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 14.29%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 0.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.65%
Unknown 1.3%

Gender

Male (77%)
Female (22%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time (13)
Part-time (2)
Male (14)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Pastoral epistles, Jewish Christian theology, The Reformation and preaching, Romans, theology of Deuteronomy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
45,000

Location & Contact

Address 800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL  35229
United States
Contact Dr. Timothy George
Dean
Email: tfgeorge@samford.edu
Phone: 205-726-2632