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Samford University

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Samford University is a university based in Birmingham, AL that was founded in 1841. As of 2019 they had $238 million in revenue and $721 million in assets.

The mission of Samford University is to nurture persons in their development of intellect, creativity, faith, and personhood. As a Christian university, the community fosters academic, career, and ethical compentency while encouraging social and civic...

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Program areas at Samford University

Samford University, with its 12:1 student to faculty ratio in the 2018-2019 academic year, offered 34 degree programs in 166 majors to students in ten academic schools. Students were enrolled from more than 47 states and 29 foreign countries. The tuition and fees derived from these students paid the salaries, wages and benefits of the University's faculty and staff.

Additional program services include food services and vending, bookstore sales, educational workshops/programs and other types of program services.

Samford University awarded over $50 million in aid to nearly 5,350 students during the 2018-2019 aid year.

Form 990s for Samford University

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Aug 20, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Jul 23, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Jul 18, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Oct 10, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Aug 2, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Samford University

Total grants, contributions, etc.$16,739,469
Program services$207,319,316
Investment income and dividends$5,805,140
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$605,316
Net rental income$-526,608
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$8,303,596
Net income from fundraising events$-109,023
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$238,137,206

Vendors for Samford University

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Crowe LLPTax accounting; Audit accounting2020-08-20
██████Dining Service$5,566,7752019-06-01
███ ███████Leasing Company$1,306,2232019-06-01
████ ████████████ ███Construction Contractor$14,256,0272019-06-01
█████ ██████████ ███Architectural Services$1,355,7302019-06-01
█████████ ███████ ███████████Cleaning Service$2,345,5412019-06-01
███ ███████ ████████ ████ █████████ ███████Insurance2017-05-31
███████ █████████ ███████Insurance2017-05-31
...and 22 more vendors

Personnel at Samford University

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Mike DarwinController-Nov. 14, 2019
Harry B BrockExecutive Vice President and Vice President Bus and Fin Affairs / Executive Vice President and Vice President Bus and Finance Affairs$0July 5, 2019

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