How much does Samford University cost?

Samford University Cost of Attendance
In-state $31,650
Out-of-state $31,650
On-Campus Room and Board $10,500
Off-Campus Room and Board $9,850
Average Annual Cost $30,594
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $24,005
$30,000-$48,000 $23,992
$48,000-$75,000 $26,898
$75,000-$110,000 $31,271
Over $110,000 $31,872

Samford University Financial Aid and Debt

77%

Students paying down their debt

$22,500

Typical Total Student Debt

$233

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 98% $15,760
Federal Grants 14% $5,419
Pell grants 14% $4,605
Other federal grants 12% $846
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 20% $996
Institutional grants or scholarships 97% $14,905
Student loan aid 38% $8,448
Federal student loans 37% $6,799
Other student loans 6% $17,922

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Do community service 304 Up to $500
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Samford University Admissions

What is Samford University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 82%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 34% of applicants
SAT Reading 552-650
SAT Math 520-620
SAT Writing 500-610
ACT Submissions 86% of applicants
Composite Score 23-29

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Samford University Campus Life

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

182

Forbes Ranking

64%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

76%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 3373
Living on campus
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance
Women
66%
Men
34%

Student Diversity

28%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
84.26%
Black or African American
6.91%
Unknown
4.54%
Hispanic or Latino
3.11%
Asian
0.98%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.18%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.03%

Samford University Graduation Success

First Year Student Retention

64%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$46,300

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Samford University

Address

800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Large Suburb
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