|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||20:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,045 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Grambling State University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 6,340 applications and only 2,862 students were granted admission. Grambling State University is at the #43 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
In Fall 2016, 65% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 16% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||810 to 970|
|ACT||16 to 20|
Grambling State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $0 and in-state students paid $0.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Grambling State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 85% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,979 (which is 12.3% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Grambling State University in 2016-2017, was 623, which is 98% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,380 (which is 20.3% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Grambling State University has enrolled a total of 4,863 students (3,884 students full-time and 979 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,863 students, 280 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 39% men and 61% women and 3,883 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 980 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 561 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 91%
Non-resident alien: 4%
Two or more races: 1%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Grambling State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||20%||430||0|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||12%||259|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||6%||138||0|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||5%||119|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||5%||112|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||4%||85|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||3%||76|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Grambling State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Grambling State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $20,700. Last year, out of the total 1,581 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,455 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,739 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,530 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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