Tuition & Fees

$7,435

$16,458

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
100%
600-699
4%
500-599
43%
400-499
46%
300-399
7%
600-699
0
500-599
10%
400-499
56%
300-399
31%
200-299
3%
30-36
1%
24-29
6%
18-23
48%
12-17
40%
6-11
5%
24-29
4%
18-23
31%
12-17
65%
24-29
3%
18-23
51%
12-17
45%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

1

teacher

26

students

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Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,008
Declined + 139
Total Received 3,147
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Public

4,097

undergraduate students

2,190

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 6250
ACT 1582

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 6,287
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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Grambling, LA

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.

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
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 22% of male students
 
4 sororities 6% of female students
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
100%
600-699
4%
500-599
43%
400-499
46%
300-399
7%
600-699
0
500-599
10%
400-499
56%
300-399
31%
200-299
3%
30-36
1%
24-29
6%
18-23
48%
12-17
40%
6-11
5%
24-29
4%
18-23
31%
12-17
65%
24-29
3%
18-23
51%
12-17
45%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline June 1 (priority deadline)
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
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,008
Declined + 139
Total Received 3,147

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Alumni/ae relationship
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Secondary school record

Considered

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

Not Considered

Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

$3,868

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,140
Room $6,500
Board $3,554
Additional fees $2,295
Books & supplies $1,749
Total $19,238
Average Financial Aid - $3,868
Total with Avg. Aid $15,370

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 Deadline

FAFSA
June 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Gavin Hamms
Director of Financial Aid
hammsg@gram.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, racquetball, weight/training

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Athletic Directors

Paul Bryant (men's)
Athletics Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

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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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

6,287

total students

67%

in-state

33%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

65%

4,097
students

Female
60%
2,472

Male
40%
1,625

35%

2,190
students

Female
73%
1,590

Male
27%
600

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

3,792
students

Female
61%
2,280

Male
39%
1,512

8%

305
students

Female
63%
192

Male
37%
113

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
90%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
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

49%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

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

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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