Financial Aid Amount Received
$15,760 (46.08% of tuition & fees)
Percent of Financial Aid Received
92% of 3,535 students

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

3,113 undergraduate students (92% 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 Duquesne University, the percentage of students who received financial aid is average (the average of the schools is 86.80%).
The average amount of grants of scholarship aid is $15,760 and the average loan amount is $6,799. The average financial aid amount is 46.08% 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 aid3,113 92%$49,060,834$15,760
Pell Grants414 12%$1,906,491$4,605
Federal Students Loans1,121 33%$7,621,570$6,799

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), 835 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 $15,880 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduate students is $8,448.
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 Aid84298%--
Grant or scholarship aid835 97%$13,259,667$15,880
Federal Grants118 14%$639,427$5,419
Pell Grants118 14%$552,332$4,681
Other Federal Grants103 12%$87,095$846
State/Local Grants175 20%$174,245$996
Institutional Grants835 97%$12,445,995$14,905
Student Loans324 38%$2,737,020$8,448
Federal Student Loans317 37%$1,787,141$5,638
Other Student Loans53 6%$949,879$17,922