Grambling State University

Grambling, LA

Grambling State University

Grambling, LA

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Tuition & Fees

$7,635

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
480
25th
440
75th
520
25th
420
75th
18
25th
15
75th
20
25th
14
75th
19
25th
15
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

26

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,600
Declined 553
Total Received 8,153
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Public

4,510

undergraduate students

1,105

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 5,615
Established in 1901
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

Social Networks

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

Grambling State University
403 Main Street
Grambling, LA
71245

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
53%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
480
25th
440
75th
520
25th
420
75th
18
25th
15
75th
20
25th
14
75th
19
25th
15

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) June 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,600
Declined 553
Total Received 8,153

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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

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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Financial Aid

85%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,381

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $5,140
Room $5,572
Board $3,678
Additional fees $2,495
Books & supplies $1,800
Total $18,685
Average Financial Aid - $7,381
Total with Avg. Aid $11,304

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $19,304,160
State $1,057,286
Institutional
Other external
Total $20,361,446

Non-need-based

Federal $50,652
State $1,130,356
Institutional $1,490,040
Other external $239,748
Total $2,910,796

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 761-8077
F: 318 274-3358

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Football
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, racquetball, weight/training

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southwestern Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Cloud Computing.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
French Language and Literature.
General Studies.
History, General.
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management.
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other.
Information Science/Studies.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Legal Assistant/Paralegal.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mathematics, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nursing Education.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Organizational Leadership.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Law Studies.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Visual and Performing Arts, Other.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Biology
  3. Business Administration

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Natural Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law

5,615

total students

54%

in-state

46%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

4,510
students

Female
62%
2,813

Male
38%
1,697

20%

1,105
students

Female
74%
821

Male
26%
284

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

74%

3,344
students

Female
63%
2,113

Male
37%
1,231

26%

1,166
students

Female
60%
700

Male
40%
466

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
89%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American 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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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