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ACCEPTANCE RATE

97.23%

FINANCIAL AID RATE

99%

STUDENT TEACHER RATIO

24:1

DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE

26

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.

$7,210

Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students

Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid

Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition

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Grambling State University

Also known as GSU, Grambling

3710 Paris Rd, Chalmette, LA

Grambling State University is a public historically black institution located in Grambling, LA. Many historically black colleges and universities (also known as HBCUs) were established after the civil war to provide newly freed African Americans with educational opportunities. Nearly 5,000 students enroll at Grambling State University yearly.

Areas of study offered at Grambling State University include but are not limited to:

  • Security And Protective Services
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences

Students applying for admission are most often required to submit an application, transcripts, records, standardized test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by the admissions office. Students may submit either the SAT or ACT scores to be considered for admissions to Grambling State University. A score within the range of 760 - 930 on the SAT, or 16 - 20 for the ACT is usually submitted among admitted students. 55% of students that apply are admitted to GSU, of which 38 percent choose to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is close to $5,400 per year. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and that is why students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to identify their costs. On-campus housing is available for students, which costs around $6,200 annually. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the required requirements in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

The mascot for Grambling State University is the "Tigers", and they participate in intercollegiate athletic programs through oversight by the NCAA. Available sports offered:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Football (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division I-AA)

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the applicants Grambling State University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Grambling State University is about 5,200, where graduate students make up roughly 18% of the student body.

$18,000

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $18,000. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $20 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $5,100-$6,200 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $220 to $260 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships94%$7,407
Receiving Student Loans94%$6,975
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Grambling State University may offer services like:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Assistance to find work

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program
  • Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN) Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
  • Theatre Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

Grambling State University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division I-FCS classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Southwestern Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Southwestern Athletic Conference)
  • Track and Field (Southwestern Athletic Conference)
  • Football (Southwestern Athletic Conference)
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Bowling
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Programs Offered

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  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • English Language and Literature

  • Mathematics and Statistics

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