All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

3,401 undergraduate students (95% of all students) have received grants, scholarships, and/or federal student loans at Samford University. The percentage of students who received financial aid average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.
Compare to similar schools in rankings such as Alabama A & M University and Auburn University at Montgomery, the percentage of students who received financial aid is much higher (the average of the schools is 74.00%).
The average amount of grants of scholarship aid is $17,676 and the average loan amount is $6,399. The average financial aid amount is 49.99% of tuition & fees (tuition & fees: $35,360).

Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid3,401 95%$60,117,088$17,676
Pell Grants411 11%$1,885,590$4,588
Federal Students Loans1,106 31%$7,077,171$6,399

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), 960 students have received one or more types of financial aid at Samford University.
The average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid is $19,443 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduate students is $8,928.
The following table shows the financial data by type of aid at Samford University.

First-time Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid967100%--
Grant or scholarship aid960 99%$18,665,526$19,443
Federal Grants99 10%$582,848$5,887
Pell Grants99 10%$488,848$4,938
Other Federal Grants94 10%$94,000$1,000
State/Local Grants179 18%$250,318$1,398
Institutional Grants958 99%$17,832,360$18,614
Student Loans308 32%$2,749,676$8,928
Federal Student Loans299 31%$1,590,657$5,320
Other Student Loans60 6%$1,159,019$19,317