279 apartments for rent near Samford University, AL
Apartments in Samford University, AL
Samford University, a private Baptist university, was established in 1841. It is located in the suburban community of Homewood roughly four miles southeast of downtown Birmingham. Colleges include the Howard College of Arts and Science, Brock School of Business, Cumberland School of Law, Beeson Divinity School, the School of the Arts, the McWhorter School of Pharmacy, and Beeson School of Education and Professional Studies.
Samford’s campus is situated on 180 acres and includes 50 Colonial buildings, and most students live on campus. The Samford Bulldogs participate in NCAA Division I as part of the Southern Conference. Sports programs include 17 varsity teams, including football, baseball, basketball, and tennis.
When looking for your Samford University area apartment, be sure to look in Homewood. Oozing small-town, Southern charm, Homewood has a terrific downtown filled with coffee shops, boutiques, and restaurants. The Homewood Shades Creek Greenway features a six-mile, multi-use trail that is popular with bicyclers and joggers. Nearby Vestavia Hills is also a great suburban location. For those who prefer a more urban atmosphere, downtown Birmingham is just a short commute from Samford University – less than eight minutes.