Grambling State University

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world rank  2663

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Founded in 1901, Grambling State University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the medium town of Grambling (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Louisiana. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Grambling State University (GSU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Grambling State University (GSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 118 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. GSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym GSU
Founded 1901
Motto Where Everybody Is Somebody
Colours Black and gold

University Location

Address 403 Main Street
Grambling
71245 Louisiana
United States
Tel +1 (318) 247 3811
Fax +1 (318) 274 6172

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Historically Black Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office PO Box 864 100 Founder Street - Grambling Hall, Suite 51
Grambling 71245-0864
(318) 274 6183
888 863 3655

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Grambling State University's Library
Grambling State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 127,508 physical volumes, 802 physical media, 2,326 digital/electronic medium and 101 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Grambling State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,620 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1949


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)
  • National Recreation and Park association (NRPA)
  • Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Louisiana System (UL System)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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