Established in 1841, Samford University offers various graduate and undergraduate academic programs to its students. The college offers degrees in a variety of subjects, which include arts, science, law, divinity and business. Additionally, it offers courses in nursing, music and Pharmacy. The university also offers undergraduate programs in geography, computer science, biology, mathematics and music. Samford University also provides education in community based services and environmental sciences. The university is a member of Alabama Baptist Convention. It offers support programs to students with learning and physical disabilities. The university offers a variety of amenities to its students, which include a gymnasium and swimming pool. Sports activities offered at the university include football, basketball and rock climbing. In addition it conducts fitness classes for its students. The university offers financial aid to its students and is located in Birmingham, Ala.