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Grambling State University

  • Grambling, LA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 60%40%
    student ratio
  • 4,155
    total students
  • $4,450 | $13,618
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 30
    fall application deadline
  • 43%
    acceptance rate
  • Non-competitive
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
  • Not
    Reported

    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • 17
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Information Science/Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Studies Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Engineering Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Parks, Recreation and Leisure
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Visual and Performing Arts Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Managerial Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

43% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied4,545
    • Accepted1,983
    • Acceptance Rate43%
    • Enrolled4,155
    • Female Applicants2,769
    • Females Accepted1,227
    • Female Acceptance Rate44%
    • Male Applicants1,776
    • Males Accepted756
    • Male Acceptance Rate42%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
      19 Units from Required Core 4 Curriculum; no more than one developmental course allowed; minimum test score of ACT English-18 and ACT Math-19 or SAT Critical Reading-450 and SAT Math-460 or COMPASS Writing-68 and COMPASS Algebra-40
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman2.82
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen June 30th August 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer June 30th August 1st --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 380 480
    • SAT Math 360 440
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 17 16 20
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$4,450
    • Out-of-state tuition *$13,618
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,500.00
    • Room and board *$10,018.00
    • Room only *$5,948.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredDeferred paymentsDeferred payments and Installments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionChildren of Alumni, Employees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students4,155
    • Male Student Percentage40%
    • Female Student Percentage60%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino1.06%
    • Black or African American90.69%
    • White or Caucasian1.44%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.26%
    • Asian.24%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.05%
    • Two or more races1.18%
    • Unknown.05%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout4.98% representing 31 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students31% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Tiger Marching Band, Black Dynasty Modeling Troupe, Academic and Professional Clubs, sororities, fraternities
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Not Reported
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badmington Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division 1 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No No Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 No
    • Football No Division B Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Softball No No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badmington Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Cheerleading No No Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 No
    • Football No No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 No
    • Softball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty218
    • Full-time Percentage89%
    • Part-time Percentage11%
    • Female Percentage49%
    • Male Percentage51%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio23:1 or 5,071 students to 218 faculty

Location & Contact

Grambling State University

403 Main Street
Grambling, LA 71245
USA

Director of Admissions and Recruitment

Phone: 318-274-6423
Fax: 318-274-3292
Email: mossa@gram.edu



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