Financial Aid at Samford

The average amount of financial aid is $15,760 where 92% of enrolled students have received grants or scholarship aid at Samford University. The average amount of tuition & fees is $34,198 at Samford University.

  • Average Financial Aid: $15,760
  • Undergraduate Tuition: $34,198

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All Undergraduate Student Financial Aid

For academic year 2019-2020, total 3,113 students (92% of all undergraduate students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received amount is $15,760. 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 aid3,11392%$15,760
Pell Grants41412%$4,605
Federal Student Loans1,12133%$6,799

Beginning Student Financial Aid

For first time, full time beginning students (freshmen), total 844 students (98% of all freshmen) have received any type of financial aid and 842 students (98% 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 $15,880 and the average amount of student loan aid is $8,448. 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 Aid84498%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources83597%$15,880
Federal Grants11814%$5,419
Pell Grants11814%$4,681
Other Federal Grants10312%$846
State/Local Grants17520%$996
Institutional Grants83597%$14,905
Student Loans32438%$8,448
Federal Student Loans31737%$5,638
Other Student Loans536%$17,922

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