Financial Aid Amount Received
$17,676 (51.69% of tuition & fees)
Percent of Financial Aid Received
95% of 3,576 students

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 Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Loyola University Chicago, the percentage of students who received financial aid is average (the average of the schools is 89.20%).
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 51.69% of tuition & fees (tuition & fees: $34,198).

Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid3,401 95%$60,114,943$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), 892 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 $18,312 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduate students is $8,559.
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 Aid896100%--
Grant or scholarship aid892 99%$16,333,865$18,312
Federal Grants102 11%$600,195$5,884
Pell Grants102 11%$483,390$4,739
Other Federal Grants94 10%$116,805$1,243
State/Local Grants214 24%$263,161$1,230
Institutional Grants883 98%$15,470,509$17,520
Student Loans320 36%$2,738,945$8,559
Federal Student Loans307 34%$1,624,982$5,293
Other Student Loans61 7%$1,113,963$18,262