Samford University Women's Softball

Summary

  • Top 53% in women's softball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 54% for spending per athlete in women's softball in Division I
  • Top 34% in women's softball in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 44% in women's softball in Division I for SAT score
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Meet Dave

Director of Experiential Education

Dave Payne heads Sparks' experiential education division - namely, sport camps across the US and in Europe and New Zealand. He holds a B.S. in Chemical Education and a M.S. in Chemistry from the University of California at San Diego and is a former collegiate athlete and high school head coach. He has worked at Sparks since 2011; Dave's passion is synthesizing athletic environments that encourage holistic growth.


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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
3,168
Tuition:
$43,666
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$28,578
Classroom Ratio:
12 to 1
Campus Setting:
Suburb: Large
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
74%
% Students on Campus:
72%
% Students from out of State:
71%
Housing Options:
  • Frat Sorority
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
26
SAT Midpoint:
1123
Financial Aid:
Reasonable
Academics:
Demanding
Top 3 Majors:
  • Pharmacy
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Journalism
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Latin American Studies 1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 3
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 24
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 26
Business Administration and Management, General 18
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 1
Business/Managerial Economics 7
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 9
Finance, General 22
Human Resources Development 0
International Business/Trade/Commerce 0
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 17
Organizational Leadership 1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Journalism 44
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 15
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 9
Education
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 0
History Teacher Education 1
Music Teacher Education 6
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other 1
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 28
Engineering
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics 3
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 12
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services, Other 11
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General 5
Human Development and Family Studies, General 28
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 6
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 0
French Language and Literature 5
German Language and Literature 1
Latin Language and Literature 0
Spanish Language and Literature 5
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 2
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 5
Pharmacy 127
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies 11
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 96
History
History, General 17
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 7
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 3
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 8
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Global Studies 0
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 4
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 9
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 30
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 17
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 3
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other 2
Religion/Religious Studies 13
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 2
Physics, General 0
Psychology
Psychology, General 26
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services, General 3
Public Administration 3
Social Sciences
Geography 4
International Relations and Affairs 2
Political Science and Government, General 6
Sociology 2
Theology and Religious Vocations
Religious/Sacred Music 2
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 6
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 10
Graphic Design 7
Interior Design 5
Keyboard Instruments 1
Music Pedagogy 0
Music Performance, General 2
Music Theory and Composition 0
Music, General 4
Visual and Performing Arts, Other 5
Voice and Opera 1

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