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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
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  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 3,813 undergraduate students. The Grambling State acceptance rate is 97%. Popular majors include Criminal Justice and Safety Studies, Biology, and Social Work and Youth Services. Graduating 35% of students, Grambling State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $21,900.

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

Grambling State University Rankings

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GSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
97%
Application Deadline
June 1
SAT Range
910-1060
ACT Range
16-20
Application Fee
$20
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$18,074 / 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
$7,572 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
24:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 51 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 59 responses
75%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 59 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    38%
  • On Campus
    61%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,813 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
340
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
84%
Varsity Athletes
10%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 34 responses
  • Active and proud to be a student
    32%
  • Outgoing
    21%
  • Funny
    15%
  • Keeps to themselves
    12%
  • Determined
    9%
  • Confudent
    6%
  • Innovative
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 63 responses
Poll
65%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 74 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 41 responses
  • A place where everybody is somebody
    29%
  • Family
    20%
  • Fun
    15%
  • Helpful (no one gets left behind)
    12%
  • Home
    12%
  • LIT
    7%
  • Home away from home
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$28,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
35%
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. 37 responses

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