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Colleges / Grambling State University

Grambling Student Life

Grambling is on a 590-acre campus in a small town setting in Grambling, Louisiana, not far from Shreveport. There are many activities and organizations for Grambling students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Grambling also has fraternities and sororities.

Grambling has a thriving Tiger Marching Band. In fact, more students participate in Tiger Marching Band than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Grambling include Black Dynasty Modeling Troupe, Academic and Professional Clubs, sororities and fraternities.

Grambling students' favorite campus traditions are Bayou Classic Football Game, Homecoming Festivities and Springfest.

Grambling Housing

Grambling offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Grambling offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Is Grambling Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Grambling State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Grambling campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Grambling offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Grambling

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Grambling, take Interstate 20 to Grambling, LA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Monroe Regional airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Louisiana you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Grambling's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Grambling Students

63%

Women

37%

Men

92%

Full Time

8%

Part Time

Ethnicity

93%

5%

1%

1%

1%

0.16%

0.13%

Undergraduate Students

4,153

Graduate Students

1,079

Non-Resident / International Students

176

Grambling Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

5,232

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

97%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$16,706

Out-of-State

$16,706

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 15
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