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Samford University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$34,400 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$24,570 tuition
$8,250 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$580 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$34,400 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$24,570 tuition
$8,250 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$580 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$11,405 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
98% of students receive aid
13% get federal aid ($4,958 avg)
30% get state aid ($394 avg)
97% get institn'l aid ($11,405 avg)
34% get loans ($6,827 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 7.21% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 7.21% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $12,161 97%
Federal Grant Aid $4,958 13%
Pell Grants $4,394 13%
Other Federal Grants $980 8%
Institution Grant Aid $11,405 97%
State Grant Aid $394 30%
Student Loans $6,827 34%
Federal Loans $6,151 33%
Other Loans $9,654 3%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229-2240
(205) 726-2011
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $821
Out of State $821


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Kathleen from Birmingham, AL
  • Dec-28-2013 I am a current student here

    Samford is a private university, and thus fairly expensive, but compared to other private universities, I think Samford offers a great education for the money.

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  • Elizabeth from Homewood, AL
  • Sep-09-2013 I am a current student here

    You could get just as good of an education at a much cheaper public school. Having Samford on your resume is not going to be terribly impressive.

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  • 5
  • Emily from Lookout Mountain, TN
  • Apr-07-2013 I am a current student here

    Yes, it is expensive, but I have never felt like I was paying to much to go to Samford. The campus is beautiful, the professors are wonderful, and I know I am getting my money's worth.

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  • 3
  • Sarah from Brentwood, TN
  • Feb-10-2013 I am a current student here

    Samford is definitely pricey. That being said, Samford is worth every penny you spend. The faculty and students are simply one of a kind.

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