Tuition & Fees

$7,491

$16,514

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
20

teacher

students

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Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,862
Declined + 3,478
Total Received 6,340
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Public

3,883

undergraduate students

980

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Biology
  3. Business Adminstration
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Codes

SAT 6250
ACT 1582

Social Networks

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
0
500-599
14%
400-499
61%
300-399
25%
200-299
0
600-699
1%
500-599
19%
400-499
60%
300-399
20%
200-299
0
600-699
0
500-599
10%
400-499
56%
300-399
31%
200-299
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
6%
18-23
56%
12-17
32%
6-11
4%
30-36
0
24-29
4%
18-23
38%
12-17
58%
6-11
0
30-36
0
24-29
4%
18-23
55%
12-17
41%
6-11
0
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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 4,863
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)

Grambling, LA

340-acre campus in Grambling (population: 5,217), 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
79%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
37%
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
6%
Top 1/4
23%
Top 1/2
57%
Bottom 1/2
43%
Bottom 1/4
12%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
0
500-599
14%
400-499
61%
300-399
25%
200-299
0
600-699
1%
500-599
19%
400-499
60%
300-399
20%
200-299
0
600-699
0
500-599
10%
400-499
56%
300-399
31%
200-299
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
6%
18-23
56%
12-17
32%
6-11
4%
30-36
0
24-29
4%
18-23
38%
12-17
58%
6-11
0
30-36
0
24-29
4%
18-23
55%
12-17
41%
6-11
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)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,862
Declined + 3,478
Total Received 6,340

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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Admissions Contact

Patricia Jenkins Hutcherson
Executive Director of Enrollment Management
P: 888 863-3655
F: 318 274-3292
admissions@gram.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,371
Room $3,120
Board $3,434
Additional fees $120
Books & supplies $4,000
Total $18,045
Average Financial Aid - $3,731
Total with Avg. Aid $14,314

Financial Aid

$3,731

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $15,795,463
State $891,173
Institutional
Other external
Total $16,686,636

Non-need-based

Federal $50,328
State $547,194
Institutional $995,853
Other external $205,612
Total $1,798,987

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
football
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/Early Literature
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Developmental Education
Economics
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education/Grades 1-5
Elementary Education/Special Education/1-5
Elementary Education/Special Education/Mod Grades 1-5
Engineering Technology
English/General
Family Nurse Practitioner
History
Kinesiology
Leisure Studies
Management
Marketing
Mass Communication
Mathematics/Physics
Music
Nursing
Political Science
Psychology/General
Public Administration
Secondary Education/Special Education M/Mod Grades 6-12
Secondary Education/Teaching
Social Sciences
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Sports Administration
Visual/Performing Arts
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Undergraduate

80%

3,883
students

Female
57%
2,232

Male
43%
1,651

Graduate

20%

980
students

Female
73%
716

Male
27%
264

undergraduateFull-time

92%

3,598
students

Female
58%
2,069

Male
42%
1,529

undergraduatePart-time

8%

285
students

Female
58%
163

Male
42%
122

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
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

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 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
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