Financial Aid at Samford

The average amount of financial aid is $17,676 where 95% of enrolled students have received grants or scholarship aid at Samford University. The average amount of tuition & fees is $35,360 at Samford University.
  • Average Financial Aid: $17,676
  • Undergraduate Tuition: $35,360

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All Undergraduate Student Financial Aid

For academic year 2021-2022, total 3,401 students (95% of all undergraduate students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received amount is $17,676. 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 aid3,40195%$17,676
Pell Grants41111%$4,588
Federal Student Loans1,10631%$6,399

Beginning Student Financial Aid

For first time, full time beginning students (freshmen), total 967 students (100% of all freshmen) have received any type of financial aid and 967 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 $19,443 and the average amount of student loan aid is $8,928. 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 Aid967100%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources96099%$19,443
Federal Grants9910%$5,887
Pell Grants9910%$4,938
Other Federal Grants9410%$1,000
State/Local Grants17918%$1,398
Institutional Grants95899%$18,614
Student Loans30832%$8,928
Federal Student Loans29931%$5,320
Other Student Loans606%$19,317

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