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Tuition

$6,050

$12,268

not including room and board

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Selective

43%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,983
Declined + 2,562
Total Received 4,545
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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1  :  23

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Computer Information Systems
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School Facts

Grambling, founded in 1901, is a public university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Business, Education, Liberal Arts, and Sciences and Technology; and the School of Nursing. Its 340-acre campus is located in Grambling, 36 miles from Monroe.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 5,071
Established in 1901
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Codes

SAT 6250
ACT 1582

Social Networks

Public

4,155

undergraduate students

916

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
7%
400-499
62%
300-399
25%
200-299
4%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
15%
400-499
48%
300-399
34%
200-299
3%
30-36
0
24-29
2%
18-23
43%
12-17
54%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
5%
18-23
41%
12-17
48%
6-11
5%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
5%
18-23
33%
12-17
57%
6-11
5%
Below 6
0
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Grambling, LA

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Grambling, LA

340-acre campus in Grambling (population: 4,954), five miles from Ruston and 75 miles from Shreveport. Served by bus; major airport serves Monroe (40 miles); train serves Jackson, MS (140 miles). School operates transportation to Jackson Parish, Monroe, and Ruston.

Grambling State University
403 Main Street
Grambling, LA 71245

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
44%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 6% of male students
 
4 sororities 6% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
22%
Top 1/2
52%
Bottom 1/2
48%
Bottom 1/4
16%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
7%
400-499
62%
300-399
25%
200-299
4%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
15%
400-499
48%
300-399
34%
200-299
3%
30-36
0
24-29
2%
18-23
43%
12-17
54%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
5%
18-23
41%
12-17
48%
6-11
5%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
5%
18-23
33%
12-17
57%
6-11
5%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline June 1 (priority deadline)
first day of classes
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Minority affiliation

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Selective

43%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,983
Declined + 2,562
Total Received 4,545

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Admissions Contact

Annie Moss
Director of Admissions/Recruitment
P: 888 863-3655
F: 318 274-3292
admissions@gram.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $16,319,187
State $999,360
Institutional
Other external
Total $17,318,547

Non-need-based

Federal $91,716
State $970,007
Institutional $1,947,848
Other external
Total $3,009,571

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southwestern Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)
Mascot
Tigers
School colors
black and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biology
Chemistry
Child Development
Child Development/Early Literature
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Developmental Education
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Electronics Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
Elementary Education/Special Education 1-5
English
English Education
Family/Consumer Sciences
History
Information Systems
Journalism
Kinesiology
Leisure Studies
Management
Marketing
Mass Communication
Mass Communication Studies
Mathematics
Mathematics Secondary Education
Mathematics/Physics
Nursing
Organizational Leadership
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Secondary Education/Special Education 6-12
Social Sciences
Social Sciences Education
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Sports Administration
Theatre
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Undergraduate

82%

4,155
students

Female
60%
2,496

Male
40%
1,659

Graduate

18%

916
students

Female
74%
679

Male
26%
237

undergraduateFull-time

92%

3,860
students

Female
60%
2,316

Male
40%
1,544

undergraduatePart-time

8%

295
students

Female
62%
180

Male
38%
115

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
91%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

38%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: first day of classes

Spring: first day of classes

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other
  • Tutors