Grambling State University

Grambling, LA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 4,405
Graduate Enrollment: 865
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Historically Black College/University
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Town: Distant (in urban cluster more than 10 miles and up to 35 miles from an urbanized area)
Four-year, medium, highly residential // full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 72.46%

Male/Female: 45% / 55% (2017)

First generation college students: 39.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 1.3% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.5% (2015)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 942
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 822 - 1040

2022 Median Admit ACT: 17
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 15 - 19

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 66.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 46.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 34.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 26.4% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 0.8%
Black: 90.2%
Hispanic: 1.3%
Asian: 0.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 2.1%
Non-resident alien: 2.8%
Unknown race: 2.6%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $24,135
In-State tuition: $7,683
Out-of-State tuition: $16,706

Estimated books and supplies: $1,800 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $10,990 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $5,190 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $9,932 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $5,190 (2022)

Average Family Income: $31,642 (2017)
Median Family Income: $19,680 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 88.1%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 91.7%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $36,500 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $387 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $15,963
$30k-48k $17,143
$48k-75k $20,181
$75k-110k $22,425
$110k+ $20,428

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 12%
6-year graduation rate: 29%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 93.9% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $36,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $14,250 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $24,708 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $25,250 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 56.5% (2015)
@3 year 56.2% (2017)
@5 year 54.3% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 44.0% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 42.9% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $26,496 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $35,272 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 5
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 39 $36,500 $337 $24,353 ($2,029) $29,877 ($2,490)
Bachelor's Degree Engineering Technology, General. 19 $44,625 $379 $43,637 ($3,636)
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 24 $53,588 $509
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 6
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 52 $33,187 $329 $25,598 ($2,133) $42,857 ($3,571)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies. 19 $41,750 $368 $26,783 ($2,232) $31,093 ($2,591)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 31 $494 $30,733 ($2,561) $34,601 ($2,883)
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 26 $38,475 $371 $19,807 ($1,651) $28,677 ($2,390)
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 116 $39,871 $366 $21,355 ($1,780) $33,296 ($2,775)
Master's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 136 $733 $38,230 ($3,186) $41,168 ($3,431)
Master's Degree Public Administration. 22 $833 $38,611 ($3,218) $46,227 ($3,852)
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 50 $49,736 $432 $23,254 ($1,938) $33,322 ($2,777)
Master's Degree Social Work. 25 $606 $38,229 ($3,186) $47,841 ($3,987)
Master's Degree Social Sciences, General. 30 $628 $38,343 ($3,195) $37,163 ($3,097)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 6
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 12
Bachelor's Degree Music. 13
Bachelor's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, Other. 9 $43,500 $456
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 16 $80,431 ($6,703) $98,682 ($8,224)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 45 $38,828 $360 $24,329 ($2,027) $34,679 ($2,890)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 28 $43,106 $364 $29,401 ($2,450)
Bachelor's Degree Business/Managerial Economics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 21 $41,562 $394
Bachelor's Degree History. 4
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 12
Bachelor's Degree Information Science/Studies. 20 $31,000 $323 $36,474 ($3,040)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 9
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 2
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 6
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 3
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 34 $37,449 $382 $25,129 ($2,094) $32,630 ($2,719)
Master's Degree Education, Other. 2
Doctoral Degree Education, Other. 9


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $54,063
Full time faculty: 92%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 24.0

School's endowment start of year: $7,618,350 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $8,081,377 (2022)