Samford University Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education and Professional Studies

By | April 28, 2018

Education School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Dr. Maurice Persall
Application deadline rolling
Application fee $35

Samford University Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education and Professional Studies
TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test

Post-baccalaureate certificate programs

Applications 4
Acceptance rate 100.0%
Enrollment 0 full-time
9 part-time
Test requirements Neither GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for any of the programs

Master’s programs

Applications 28
Acceptance rate 75.0%
Enrollment 68 full-time
3 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education Specialist programs

Applications 14
Acceptance rate 100.0%
Enrollment 18 full-time
0 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Ph.D./Ed.D. programs

Applications 39
Acceptance rate 64.1%
Enrollment 95 full-time
0 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education School Academics

Degree and Program Offerings

Degree programs offered bachelor’s, post-baccalaureate certificate, master’s, education specialist, Ed.D.
Programs/courses offered in
education administration
elementary teacher education
special education
Categories of study offered to master’s students teaching track, administration track
Categories of study offered to education specialist students teaching track, administration track
Any programs in education offered off campus No
Any programs in education offered through distance education No

Program Specialization
Program specialization percentages are based on reported information and may be incorrect. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.
Graduates (2010)

Certificate program graduates 8
Master’s program graduates 44
Education specialist program graduates 38
Doctoral program graduates 11

Faculty Resources

Full-time faculty 15
Part-time faculty 11
Full-time faculty with doctoral degrees 100%
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who received awards or were editors of educational journals during 2009 and 2010 0.0%

Research Expenditures (2009-2010)

Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $0.3
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty engaged in externally funded research 30.8%

Education School Ranking

Education Ranking Scores

Score 36
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.3
Superintendent assessment score (out of 5) 4.2
Average GRE verbal score, entering doctoral students 514 – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score, entering doctoral students 550 – Medium
Doctoral programs acceptance rate 64.1% – High
Ratio of doctoral degrees granted to full-time faculty 0.8:1
Student-faculty ratio 6.3:1 – High
Average amount of externally funded research expenditure per faculty member (in thousands) $26.9
Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $0.3

Education School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Lane Smith
Financial aid phone (205) 726-2905

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $622 per credit
Part-time: $622 per credit
Required fees $280 per year
Room and board $7,356
Books and supplies $800
Miscellaneous expenses $500

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 2
Teaching assistants 0
Research assistants 0
Other appointments 0
Students receiving grants and/or scholarships 273