Grambling State University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,140
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$16,384
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
18.6%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
93.2%
8,153 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
5,438
78.5% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
42.1%
168 Graduates

About

Grambling State University is a higher education institution located in Lincoln Parish, LA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Grambling State University were Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (100 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (51 degrees), and General Engineering Technology (46 degrees).

In 2020, 768 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Grambling State University. 64.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (663 degrees), 44.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (15 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Grambling State University is $5,140, which is $−17,390 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Grambling State University is $5,140, which is $−17,390 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,384.

In 2020, 85% of undergraduate students attending Grambling State University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,140
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Grambling State University was $5,140. The cost of tuition at Grambling State University is $−17,390 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$16,384
2020 Value
9.35%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Grambling State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,384. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Grambling State University grew by 9.35%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,323
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Grambling State University was of $10,323 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of room and board decreased by 2.9% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.92% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
85%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Grambling State University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.16% with respect to 2019, when 86% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
18.6%
2018 Default Rate
312
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Grambling State University was 18.6%, which represents 312 out of the 1675 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Grambling State University received 8,153 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 162% annual growth. Out of those 8,153 applicants, 7,600 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 93.2% acceptance rate.

There were 5,438 students enrolled at Grambling State University in 2020, and 23% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Grambling State University has an overall enrollment yield of 16.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

93.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
7,600
Accepted Out of 8,153

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Grambling State University was 93.2% (7,600 admissions from 8,153 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 97.2%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 162%, while admissions grew by 151%.

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SAT Scores

23%
Submission Percentage
227
Scores Submitted

23% of enrolled first-time students at Grambling State University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Grambling State University has a total enrollment of 5,438 students. The full-time enrollment at Grambling State University is 4,269 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,169. This means that 78.5% of students enrolled at Grambling State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Grambling State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 90.5% Black or African American, 1.97% Two or More Races, 1.29% Hispanic or Latino, 0.754% White, 0.147% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.129% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Grambling State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (57.3%), followed by Black or African American Male (32.5%) and Two or More Races Female (1.61%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (57.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (28.1%) and White Female (1.75%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Grambling State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,438 students. The full-time enrollment at Grambling State University is 4,269 and the part-time enrollment is 1,169. This means that 78.5% of students enrolled at Grambling State University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Grambling State University was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Grambling State University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    4,921
  2. Two or More Races
    107
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    70

The enrolled student population at Grambling State University is 90.5% Black or African American, 1.97% Two or More Races, 1.29% Hispanic or Latino, 0.754% White, 0.147% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.129% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 228 more women than men received degrees from Grambling State University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Grambling State University is black or african american (663 degrees awarded). There were 44.2 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (15 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Grambling State University is Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (100 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (51 degrees) and General Engineering Technology (46 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Grambling State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (199 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (74 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (75 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Grambling State University are Social workers, all other (165,935 people), Other managers (143,670 people), Police officers (137,612 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (133,672 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (130,235 people).

The most specialized majors at Grambling State University are Protective Services (199 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (74 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (75 degrees), Engineering Technologies (46 degrees), and History (14 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Grambling State University are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Surgeons, Clinical and counseling psychologists, and Computer hardware engineers

The most specialized majors at Grambling State University are Protective Services (199 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (74 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (75 degrees), Engineering Technologies (46 degrees), and History (14 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Grambling State University are Justice, public order, & safety activities (360,686 people), Elementary & secondary schools (322,269 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (160,933 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (155,103 people), and Individual & family services (127,366 people).

The most specialized majors at Grambling State University are Protective Services (199 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (74 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (75 degrees), Engineering Technologies (46 degrees), and History (14 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Grambling State University.
Most Common
  1. 100 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 51 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 46 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Grambling State University was Criminal Justice - Safety Studies with 100 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

270
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
498
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 270 degrees were awarded to men at Grambling State University, which is 0.542 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (498).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 62 degrees were awarded to men at Grambling State University in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is 0.453 times less than the 137 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 137 degrees were awarded to women at Grambling State University in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is 2.21 times more than the 62 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

10%
100% Completion Time
33%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 10% of students graduating from Grambling State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 33% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 38% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Grambling State University is Female and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.595% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    663 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    15 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Grambling State University is black or african american (663 degrees awarded). There were 44.2 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (15 degrees).

0.13% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    447 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    216 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Grambling State University is black or african american female (447 degrees awarded). There were 2.07 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (216 degrees).

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Operations

Grambling State University has an endowment valued at nearly $7.62M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $563k (7.4%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Grambling State University had a total salary expenditure of $91.3M. Grambling State University employs 45 No academic ranks, 39 Assistant professors, and 31 Professors. Most academics at Grambling State University are Female No academic ranks (27), Male Professors(23), and Female Assistant professors (21).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Grambling State University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 80 employees, Management, with 55 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 52 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$7.62M
2020 Endowment
5.13%
growth from 2019

Grambling State University has an endowment valued at about $7.62M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Grambling State University grew 5.13% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $32M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $6.2M - Federal
  2. $865k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Grambling State University received $6.2M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $865k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$32.4M
2020 Salaries
0.293%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Grambling State University paid a median of $32.4M in salaries, which represents 35.5% of their overall expenditure ($91.3M) and a 0.293% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.4% growth from 2018 and a 5.48% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.2M
Instructional Salaries
152
Number of Employees

In 2020, Grambling State University paid a total of $8.2M to 152 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
45 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
80 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Grambling State University were No academic rank with 45 employees; Assistant professor with 39 employees; and Assistant professor with 31 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Grambling State University were Office and Administrative Support with 80 employees; Management with 55 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 52 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Grambling State University was Female No academic rank with 27 employees, Male Professor with 23 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 21 employees.

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