How much does Philander Smith College cost?

Philander Smith College Cost of Attendance
In-state $12,714
Out-of-state $12,714
On-Campus Room and Board $8,250
Off-Campus Room and Board $10,787
Average Annual Cost $16,139
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $16,221
$30,000-$48,000 $16,576
$48,000-$75,000 $15,983
$75,000-$110,000 $19,243
Over $110,000 $7,932

Philander Smith College Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 98% $10,033
Federal Grants 89% $5,032
Pell grants 88% $4,943
Other federal grants 6% $625
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 12% $1,125
Institutional grants or scholarships 63% $7,091
Student loan aid 86% $6,654
Federal student loans 86% $5,769
Other student loans 1% $7,203

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Play a sport 153 Up to $1,500
Take a foreign language class 186 Up to $5,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Have work experience 195 Up to $10,000
Take a challenging class 317 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 301 Up to $6,000
Attend a summer program 152 Up to $6,000
Do community service 297 Up to $500
Do an extracurricular activity 300 Up to $3,000

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Philander Smith College Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 891
Living on campus
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25 88%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Philander Smith College Graduation Success

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About Philander Smith College

The mission of Philander Smith College is to graduate academically accomplished students who are grounded as advocates for social justice, determined to intentionally change the world for the better.


900 W. Daisy Bates Drive
Little Rock, AR

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Midsize City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify