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Tuition

$7,545

$16,713

not including room and board

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Selective

42%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,170
Declined + 2,984
Total Received 5,154
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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1  :  21

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 5,277
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)

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Codes

SAT 6250
ACT 1582

Social Networks

Public

4,435

undergraduate students

842

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
1%
500-599
16%
400-499
48%
300-399
29%
200-299
5%
30-36
1%
24-29
1%
18-23
44%
12-17
51%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
3%
18-23
33%
12-17
63%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
1%
18-23
44%
12-17
51%
6-11
4%
Below 6
0
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Grambling, LA

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Grambling, LA

340-acre campus in Grambling (population: 4,958), 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
74%
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
9%
Top 1/4
23%
Top 1/2
54%
Bottom 1/2
46%
Bottom 1/4
15%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
1%
500-599
16%
400-499
48%
300-399
29%
200-299
5%
30-36
1%
24-29
1%
18-23
44%
12-17
51%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
3%
18-23
33%
12-17
63%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
1%
18-23
44%
12-17
51%
6-11
4%
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

42%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,170
Declined + 2,984
Total Received 5,154

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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 $94,000
State $761,046
Institutional $1,211,641
Other external
Total $2,066,687

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
Applied Music/Performance
Art
Art Education
Biology
Chemistry
Chemistry Secondary Education
Child Development
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Developmental Education
Drafting/Design Technology
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Electronics Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
English
English Education
Family/Consumer Sciences
French
French Education
History
Hotel/Restaurant Management
Information Systems
Journalism
Kinesiology
Leisure Studies
Liberal Arts
Management
Marketing
Mass Communication
Mass Communication Studies
Mathematics
Mathematics Secondary Education
Music Education
Nursing
Paralegal Studies
Physics
Physics Secondary Education
Political Science
Political Science/Pre-Law
Psychology
Public Administration
Social Sciences
Social Sciences Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Speech Pathology
Sports Administration
Theatre
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Undergraduate

84%

4,435
students

Female
60%
2,665

Male
40%
1,770

Graduate

16%

842
students

Female
71%
602

Male
29%
240

undergraduateFull-time

92%

4,087
students

Female
60%
2,430

Male
40%
1,657

undergraduatePart-time

8%

348
students

Female
68%
235

Male
32%
113

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
90%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
2%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

40%

Transfer applicants accepted

69%

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