Grambling State University Rankings

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#3982 of 14,160In the World
#1105 of 2,624In North America
#1034 of 2,523In the United States
#18 of 27In Louisiana

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
97%
Average SAT
985
Average ACT
18
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
4,153
Graduates
1,079
Male:Female Ratio
35:65
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
gram.edu

Grambling State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate97%97%98%
Applicants3,1091,0442,065
Admissions3,0231,0082,015
Freshmen enrolled full time855324531
Freshmen enrolled part time19910

1,809 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

682 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
241 or 28%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 910
or below

75% of them
had 1060
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Grambling State University are 910-1060 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
689 or 79%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 20
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Grambling State University are 16-20 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American4874 (93%)
Nonresident Alien206 (4%)
White52 (1%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown45 (0.9%)
Hispanic39 (0.7%)
Asian7 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native4 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,572
Students receiving aid
99%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$5,140$5,110
Tuition in-state$5,140$5,110
Tuition out-of-state$5,140$5,110
Fee in-district$2,543$2,306
Fee in-state$2,543$2,306
Fee out-of-state$11,566$11,329

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,500
Combined charge for room and board$9,250
Room charge$5,572
Meal charge$3,678

Grambling State University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies116136
Social Work5025
Biology & Biological Sciences, General52
Mass Communication & Media Studies3912
Business Administration and Management, General45
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching34
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management31
Social Sciences, General30
Accounting28
Psychology, General26
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other24
Public Administration22
Marketing & Marketing Management, General21
Information Science & Studies20
Engineering Technology, General19
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies19
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse16
Music, General13
Sociology12
Education, Other29
Elementary Education and Teaching63
Visual and Performing Arts, Other9
Computer Science9
English Language and Literature, General6
Political Science and Government, General6
Chemistry, General5
History, General4
Mathematics, Other4
Business & Managerial Economics2
Curriculum and Instruction2
Grand Total5692799
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate35%29%40%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 74%

Publications & Citations

Publications
335
Citations
6,302

Publication / Citation count by topic

Engineering
78 / 596
Computer Science
74 / 502
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
64 / 1,961
Chemistry
62 / 1,062
Physics
49 / 429
Medicine
47 / 1,156
Materials Science
43 / 313
Biology
39 / 1,827
Psychology
35 / 629
Business
31 / 614
Mathematics
24 / 358
Computer Networking
19 / 174
Environmental Science
17 / 1,437
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
17 / 150
Health Science
14 / 497
Blockchain and Cryptography
14 / 152
Education Majors
13 / 107
Economics
13 / 243
Cyber Security
13 / 55
Marketing
12 / 244
Sociology
12 / 94
Chemical Engineering
11 / 111
Communications and Public Relations
10 / 225
Data Science
9 / 31
Art & Design
9 / 49
Biochemistry
8 / 512
Political Science
8 / 205
Social Psychology
8 / 308
Ecology
8 / 1,400
Demography
8 / 878
Inorganic Chemistry
7 / 45
Gender Studies
7 / 19
Math Teachers
7 / 195
Nursing
7 / 412
Geography and Cartography
6 / 482
Machine Learning
6 / 56
History
5 / 0
Development Studies
5 / 85
Accounting
5 / 7
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
5 / 1,076

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199015
199145
199215
199355
199473
1995610
19961017
1997531
19981079
1999898
20000122
2001796
20023144
20035110
20049115
200510135
200611148
200716184
200816246
200917240
201017301
201125376
201213435
201315446
201413478
201513486
201615374
20176361
201814300
20199299
20208392

Grambling State University alumni

  1. Ronnie Coleman

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    Ronnie Coleman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    bodybuilderpolice officerAmerican football player
    Biography

    Ronnie Dean Coleman is an American retired professional bodybuilder. The winner of the Mr. Olympia title for eight years in a row, he is regarded as one of the greatest bodybuilders of all time. Alongside his eight Mr. Olympia wins, he held the record for most wins as an IFBB professional with 26 titles until it was broken by Dexter Jackson.

  2. Erykah Badu

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    Erykah Badu
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    singersinger-songwriterpoetcomposerjazz musician
    Biography

    Erica Abi Wright, known professionally as Erykah Badu, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer and actress. Influenced by R&B, 1970s soul, and 1980s hip hop, Badu became associated with the neo soul subgenre in the 1990s and 2000s along with artists such as D'Angelo and Maxwell. She has been called the Queen of Neo soul. Badu's career began after she opened a show for D'Angelo in 1994 in Fort Worth; record label executive Kedar Massenburg was highly impressed with her performance and signed her to Kedar Entertainment. Her first album, Baduizm, was released in February 1997. It spawned four singles: "On & On", "Appletree", "Next Lifetime" and "Otherside of the Game". The album was certified triple Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Her first live album, Live, was released in November 1997 and was certified double Platinum by the RIAA.

  3. E-40

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    E-40
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    restaurateurmusicianfilm produceractorrapper
    Biography

    Earl Tywone Stevens Sr., better known by his stage name E-40, is an American rapper. He is a founding member of the rap group the Click, and the founder of Sick Wid It Records. He has released 28 studio albums to date, appeared on numerous movie soundtracks, and has also done guest appearances on a host of other rap albums. Initially an underground artist, his 1995 solo album In a Major Way opened him up to a wider audience. Beginning in 1998, he began collaborating with mainstream rappers outside the San Francisco Bay Area. He rose to higher mainstream popularity in 2006 with his single "Tell Me When to Go", which was produced by Lil Jon.

  4. Willis Reed

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    Willis Reed
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    basketball playerbasketball coach
    Biography

    Willis Reed Jr. is an American retired basketball player, coach and general manager. He spent his entire professional playing career (1964–1974) with the New York Knicks. In 1982, Reed was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. In 1996, he was voted one of the "50 Greatest Players in NBA History".

General info

Alternative namesGrambling
GSU
Founded1901
MottoWhere Everybody Is Somebody
Colorsblack, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-July)
Total FTE staff546
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address403 Main Street
Grambling, Louisiana, 71245
United States
City population5,000
Phone3182473811
Fax+1 (318) 274 6172

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