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Southern University and A & M Financial Aid

Financial Aid Scoreboard
Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 4,884
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 77%
Average Aid Amount $7,071
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 1,281
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 98%

Financial Aid Information at Southern University and A & M

For the academic year 2020-2021, a total of 4,884 students (77% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $7,071. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 1,281 students (98% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees at Southern University and A & M College is $9,842 for Louisiana residents and $17,192 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2020-2021, a total of 4,884 students (77% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $7,071. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at Southern University and A & M College for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at Southern University and A & M College
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid4,88477%$7,071
Pell Grants4,02064%$5,278
Federal Student Loans4,55772%$6,872

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 1,281 beginning students (98% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 1,281 students (98% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at Southern University and A & M College.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at Southern University and A & M College
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid1,28198%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources1,16990%$7,039
Federal Grants1,04780%$5,531
Pell Grants1,04780%$5,407
Other Federal Grants1199%$1,095
State/Local Grants52040%$2,918
Institutional Grants31924%$2,882
Student Loans1,14488%$6,274
Federal Student Loans1,14288%$5,987
Other Student Loans353%$9,724

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,134 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended Southern University and A & M College. Among them, 1,134 students have lived on campus and 0 students lived off campus (without family). Next table shows the students count by living status and years.
Student Headcount by Living Location/Setting at Southern University and A & M College
Living Status201820192020
Living On-Campus9981,0421,134
Living Off-Campus with Family000
Living Off-Campus without Family000

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

Next table shows number of students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded any grant/scholarship by income level for academic year 2020-2021 . The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level at Southern University and A & M College
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level1,1961,101$7,759,155$6,488
$0 - $30,000667663$5,013,768$7,517
$30,001 - $48,000244243$1,812,648$7,429
$48,001 - $75,000132115$629,202$4,767
$75,001 - $110,0007745$167,334$2,173
$110,001 or more7635$136,203$1,792