Grambling State University: Review & Facts

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Grambling State University is a medium four-year, public school with 4,545 students enrolled. This school was established in 1901 and is the only college located in Grambling, Louisiana.

Grambling State University is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU).

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
60
Fair
Grambling State University will give you the opportunity to obtain an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Grambling State University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 60 majors. The most popular concentrations are Criminal Justice, Social Work, Education, Psychology, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
69%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Grambling State University is relatively low at 69% (close to Louisiana average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Grambling State University is low: 36%.

Student to faculty ratio at Grambling State University is reasonably decent - 20:1. Find out more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$16,300
High
Average tuition costs are low - about $5,300 annually. The additional fees at Grambling State University beyond tuition are around $11,000; this totals $16,300 per academic year.

Read the details about Grambling State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
38%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 3,584 applications were submitted and 1,370 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to be accepted at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Grambling State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,100
Medium
Grambling State University provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Grambling State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Grambling State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 2,600 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high -- roughly $7,100 per academic year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Grambling State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Grambling State University seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Grambling State University Location and Maps



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