4,089
Students
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3,731
Avg. Financial Aid
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
45
2862/6340
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Grambling State University is a University institution located in Grambling, LA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address GSU Box 4200
Grambling, LA  71245
United States
Contact DeVaria Hudson
Director of Admissions and Recruitment
Email: hudsond@gram.edu
Phone: 318-274-6100
Fax: 318-274-3292

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,340
Applied
2,862
Accepted
4,089
Enrolled
45%
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Female Admissions

3,991
Females Applied
1,785
Females Accepted
45%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,349
Males Applied
1,077
Males Accepted
46%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

20
Application Fee
2.81
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: 19 units from Required Core 4 Curriculum including no more than one developmental course

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 15th April 1st Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 15th June 15th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Math 410 490
ACT Composite 16 20

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,140
In-state
14,163
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,295
Full-time student fees
10,406
Room & board
6,728
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

3,731
Avg. Financial Aid Package
3,450
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
1,821
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,812
Avg. Loan Aid
2,313
Avg. Grant Aid
4,051
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid

Student Body

4,089
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
33%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.42%
Black or African American 89.43%
White or Caucasian 1.28%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.17%
Asian 0.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 1.52%
Other 0.64%

Gender

Male (41.7%)
Female (58.3%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Bayou Classic Football Game, Homecoming Festivities and Springfest

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Tiger Marching Band, Black Dynasty Modeling Troupe, Academic and Professional Clubs, sororities and fraternities

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 No
Football No Division 1B Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
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Cross-country Running No Division 1 No
Football No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 No
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Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
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Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

176
Total Faculty
26:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 160
Part-time - 16
Male - 94
Female - 82