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Grambling State University
  • 4 Year
  • GRAMBLING, LA

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade C
  3. Diversity
    grade B minus
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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Grambling State is a public university located in Grambling, Louisiana. As a historically black college, GSU has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,689 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Grambling State acceptance rate is 72%. Popular majors include Criminal Justice and Safety Studies, Business, and Psychology. Graduating 29% of students, Grambling State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $21,900.

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403 MAIN ST
GRAMBLING, LA 71245
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Southwestern Athletic Conference

Grambling State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

GSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
72%
Application Deadline
June 1
SAT Range
840-1040
ACT Range
15-19
Application Fee
$20
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$16,988 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,397 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
23:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 53 responses
61%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 67 responses
72%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 67 responses

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Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    77%
  • On Campus
    11%
  • Online
    12%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,689 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
512
Undergrads Over 25
14%
Pell Grant
79%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 42 responses
  • Active and proud to be a student
    36%
  • Outgoing
    21%
  • Funny
    12%
  • Determined
    10%
  • Keeps to themselves
    10%
  • Confudent
    5%
  • Innovative
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 71 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 82 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 49 responses
  • A place where everybody is somebody
    37%
  • Family
    16%
  • Fun
    12%
  • Home
    12%
  • Helpful (no one gets left behind)
    10%
  • LIT
    6%
  • Great industry connection!
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$28,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
29%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
92%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 39 responses

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