Grambling State University.

Grambling State University

Grambling, LA4 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About Grambling State University

Grambling State University (GSU, Grambling, or Grambling State) is a public historically black university in Grambling, Louisiana. The university is home of the Eddie G. Robinson Museum and is listed on the Louisiana African American Heritage Trail. The university is a member-school of the University of Louisiana System and Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Grambling State's athletic teams compete in Division I of the NCAA and are known as the Grambling State Tigers. The university is a member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC).


  • Offers bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and associate degrees
  • 4,072 students
  • 0.13 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available

Notable programs at Grambling State University

Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Biology, Accounting, Marketing, Mass Communication and Media Studies, Computer Science, Mathematics, Elementary Education, and Electronics Engineering Technology.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

3,093 students out of 7,232 applicants were accepted into Grambling State University.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Grambling State University was $16,733, while for in-state students it was $7,435. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $28,877.

The average financial aid at Grambling State University is $6,512. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $10,221 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Grambling State University

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

85% of undergraduate students at Grambling State University received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Grambling State University

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Grambling State University was of $10,631 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,749.

Diversity at Grambling State University

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017