Grambling State University

Grambling, LA 71245
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Grambling State University is one of the seventeen public 4-year colleges in Louisiana. The campus is located in Grambling town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 5,191 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 877 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 596 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 68%). Every year 35% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

GSU's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $5,140, and fees were $2,295. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,140 and $11,593 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Number of Students5,191
Student to Faculty Ratio25:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePublic
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate68%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0
Master's degree 0 0
Post-master's certificate 0 0

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1949 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
03/01/2000 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
10/01/1991 - 12/31/2015

Admission

43%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $20
Graduates $20

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$215/credit
In State Students$215/credit
Out of State Students$215/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$284/credit
In State Students$284/credit
Out of State Students$284/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $9,675 $9,675 $9,675
ADN 70 $15,050 $15,050 $15,050
BSN 125 $26,875 $26,875 $26,875
FNP 50 $14,200 $14,200 $14,200
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 96% of Grambling State University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 82% $4,978
Other Federal Grant 12% $3,707
State Grant & Scholarships 30% $2,103
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 25% $4,387
Federal Student Loans 89% $6,843
Private Loans 1% $8,408

$18,427

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$17,853
$30,001 to $48,000$18,342
$48,001 to $75,000$21,733
$75,001 to $110,000$22,777
Over $110,000$22,740

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Student Population

4,079

Undergrads

1,112

Graduates

3,172

Women

2,019

Men

78%

Full-time

22%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
90%
Non-resident alien
5%
White
1%
Two or more races
1%
Hispanic
1%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Asian
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Louisiana state board of nursing.

Grambling State University
403 Main Street
Grambling, LA 71245
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