Financial Aid at Samford

The average amount of financial aid is $20,171 where 97% of enrolled students have received grants or scholarship aid at Samford University. The average amount of tuition & fees is $36,725 at Samford University.
  • Average Financial Aid: $20,171
  • Undergraduate Tuition: $36,725

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All Undergraduate Student Financial Aid

For academic year 2022-2023, total 3,500 students (97% of all undergraduate students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received amount is $20,171. Grant/scholarship aid includes federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid. Next table shows the financial aid statistics for all undergraduate students by aid types at Samford University.
Financial Aid Statistics at Samford University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid3,50097%$20,171
Pell Grants37911%$4,958
Federal Student Loans1,04529%$6,406

Beginning Student Financial Aid

For first time, full time beginning students (freshmen), total 916 students (100% of all freshmen) have received any type of financial aid and 915 students (100% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree seeking beginning undergraduate students. The average amount of grant/scholarship aid is $20,711 and the average amount of student loan aid is $7,815. Next table shows the headcount and average received amount of financial aid by source of the aid at Samford University.
Beginning Students Financial Aid Statistics at Samford University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid916100%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources90699%$20,711
Federal Grants10211%$5,903
Pell Grants10211%$4,963
Other Federal Grants9711%$989
State/Local Grants22024%$1,866
Institutional Grants90498%$19,636
Student Loans30733%$7,815
Federal Student Loans30133%$5,282
Other Student Loans435%$18,819

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