Financial Aid Amount Received
$11,899 (91.43% of tuition & fees)
Percent of Financial Aid Received
95% of 799 students

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

945 undergraduate students (95% of all students) have received grants, scholarships, and/or federal student loans at Philander Smith College. The percentage of students who received financial aid average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.
Compare to similar schools in rankings such as Lyon College and Hendrix College, the percentage of students who received financial aid is average (the average of the schools is 96.33%).
The average amount of grants of scholarship aid is $11,899 and the average loan amount is $7,356. The average financial aid amount is 91.43% of tuition & fees (tuition & fees: $13,014).

Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid945 95%$11,244,490$11,899
Pell Grants800 80%$4,414,675$5,518
Federal Students Loans803 81%$5,907,260$7,356

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid Comparison Chart

First-time (full-time) Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the full-time, first-time undergraduate students (freshmen, in most cases), 249 students have received one or more types of financial aid at Philander Smith College.
The average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid is $12,679 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduate students is $5,950.
The following table shows the financial data by type of aid at Philander Smith College.

First-time Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid251100%--
Grant or scholarship aid249 99%$3,157,058$12,679
Federal Grants201 80%$1,138,539$5,664
Pell Grants200 79%$1,096,068$5,480
Other Federal Grants21 8%$42,471$2,022
State/Local Grants39 15%$45,800$1,174
Institutional Grants205 81%$1,972,719$9,623
Student Loans189 75%$1,124,524$5,950
Federal Student Loans189 75%$1,124,524$5,950
Other Student Loans0 0%$0$0