Grambling State University

Grambling, LA

Grambling State University

Grambling, LA

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Tuition & Fees

$16,706

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
6%
500-599
51%
400-499
40%
300-399
3%
600-699
4%
500-599
50%
400-499
40%
300-399
6%
24-29
5%
18-23
49%
12-17
45%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,023
Declined 86
Total Received 3,109
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Public

4,153

undergraduate students

1,079

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Grambling State University, 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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 5,232
Established in 1901
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

340-acre campus in Grambling (population: 5,239), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Shreveport
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Monroe Regional

Grambling State University
403 Main Street
Grambling, LA
71245

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Tiger Marching Band
  • Black Dynasty Modeling Troupe
  • Academic and Professional Clubs
  • sororities
  • fraternities

Top Events

  • Bayou Classic Football Game
  • Homecoming Festivities
  • Springfest
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
0%
Top 1/4
3%
Top 1/2
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
6%
500-599
51%
400-499
40%
300-399
3%
600-699
4%
500-599
50%
400-499
40%
300-399
6%
24-29
5%
18-23
49%
12-17
45%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $20
Application deadline August 15
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.01

Not Selective

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,023
Declined 86
Total Received 3,109

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

level of applicant's interest

Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

99%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$6,033

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,140
Additional fees $11,566
Books & supplies $1,800
Total $18,506
Average Financial Aid - $6,033
Total with Avg. Aid $12,473
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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-country running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Racquetball, Soccer, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Technology, General
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
History, General
Information Science/Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, Other
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Visual and Performing Arts, Other
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

5,232

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

4,153
students

Female
62%
2,591

Male
38%
1,562

21%

1,079
students

Female
74%
799

Male
26%
280

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

3,813
students

Female
63%
2,390

Male
37%
1,423

9%

340
students

Female
60%
201

Male
40%
139

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
92%
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

Not Reported

Transfer students enrolled

-

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 15

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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
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