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Grambling State University

Grambling, LA 4-Year Public
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About Grambling

Grambling State University Overview

Grambling State University is a public, state school in a small town setting in Grambling, Louisiana. Grambling was founded in 1901 and enrolls around 5,232 students a year, which includes 4,153 undergraduates. Grambling ensures on-campus housing for students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.

Student Involvement at Grambling

Love music or performing? At Grambling you can join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Grambling students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Excited for Greek life? Grambling has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Grambling has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Grambling on the Student Life page.

2022 Grambling Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Average GPA 3.0
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 26%
In-State Tuition $5,140
Out-of-State $9,023
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $10,848

Is Grambling a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer idea of what Grambling offers and if the school might be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Grambling

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Grambling Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 32% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Check with Grambling directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Grambling State University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Grambling's endowment was valued at $6.8 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $4,760 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Grambling

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $10,848 a year.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $42,963 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Grambling.

Based on this information, is Grambling the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Grambling a good school for you?

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Where is Grambling State University Located?

Grambling is located in the small town setting of Grambling, Louisiana, in the suburbs of Shreveport.

If you are interested in seeing Grambling for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 20 to Grambling, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Monroe Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Grambling and Grambling are like without leaving home.

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College Info

403 Main Street Grambling, LA 71245

Campus Setting: Small Town

Grambling Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Grambling ACT Scores

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ACT Range

16 - 20

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

20 and Above

Good

16 to 20

Avg

16 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Grambling is 18. Students with an ACT score of 20 and above have a good chance of getting into Grambling. Students with an ACT score that falls between 16 and 20 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 16 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Grambling SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

450 - 520

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Reading SAT Range

Not available

Grambling Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$20,657

In State

$29,680

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$14,815
$23,838
Fees
$630
$630
Housing
$5,212
$5,212
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Grambling is like? There are approximately 5,232 students enrolled at Grambling, including 4,153 undergraduate students and 1,079 graduate students. 92% percent of students attend school full-time.

92%

Full Time

8%

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

5,232

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$15,445

Out-of-State

$24,468

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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