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Samford University Tuition & Cost

Birmingham, Alabama

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Samford University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$850
Room and Board $10,500
Other Expenses Budget$4,713

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Samford University on a full time basis for 2018/2019 is $47,863 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $30,800 for tuition, $10,500 room and board, $1,000 for books and supplies and $850 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Samford University is $30,800, the same as Alabama residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2018/2019 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Samford University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
Net Price by Income Samford University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$22,537
$30,001 to $48,000$24,258
$48,001 to $75,000$27,927
$75,001 to $110,000$30,035

The average reported annual net price for Samford University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $30,017 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

Finanical Aid Samford University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $14,879 97%
Pell Grant $3,946 13%
Federal Student Loan $6,059 32%

The average reported annual net price for Samford University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $30,017 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Samford University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $90,024. The loan balance of $90,024 is a four year multiple of the $22,506 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $934 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.529%.

Example Loan $90,024
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $934.25
Total Interest Paid $22,086.41
Sum of All Loan Payments $112,110.41

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $47,863
2 $50,290
3 $52,841
4 $55,520

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Samford University to be $191,452 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 5.1% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Samford University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $1,030 $3,090 $4,120

Estimated cost for a class at Samford University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Samford University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Samford University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=102049 IPEDS survey data for Samford University.