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Grambling State University strives to be true to its motto: “where everybody is somebody."
Grambling State University was founded in 1901. The University is located in Lincoln Parish and sits in the heart of Grambling, Louisiana. The campus occupies 433 acres with 101 buildings. The current student enrollment is over 5,200. In fall 2012, approximately 86 percent of the student body was African-American, 38 percent were males, and 62 percent of first-time degree-seeking students classified as Louisiana residents. The campus is primarily residential.
The University implements selective admissions requirements. The Fall 2012 criteria for first-time freshmen required the student to have completed specific high school courses (19 units from Core 4 Curriculum), to have obtained a minimum 2.00 overall GPA (on a 4.00 scale), and to need no more than one developmental course. Additionally, the student must meet one of the following: a minimum 2.00 Core GPA or an ACT Composite of 20/SAT (reading and math combined) of 940.
In Fall 2012, 219 full-time faculty supported the academic programs. Thirty (30) percent of the faculty is classified as non-black and 48 percent female.
Grambling State University is a comprehensive institution offering baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral programs. As a component of its mission, the University seeks to provide opportunities for students to develop intellectually and to acquire appropriate career skills through instruction, research, public service, and special programs. The academic programs are designed to meet the needs of all students enrolled, including those who may have been adversely affected by educational, social and/or economic deprivation.
The Division of Academic Affairs at Grambling State consists of four colleges- Arts & Sciences, Education, Business, and Professional Studies, and the School of Graduate Studies and Research.
Since 1949, Grambling State University has been accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. The University has academic programs that are accredited by the following bodies: the Accreditation Board for Engineering & Technology, the National Association of Schools of Theatre, the National Association of Schools of Music, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the Council on Social Work Education, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, the National League For Nursing Accrediting Commission Inc., the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism & Mass Communications, the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs & Administration, and the American Chemical Society’s Committee on Professional Training. One hundred percent of programs identified by the Board of Regents as mandated for accreditation by specialty associations are accredited.
Grambling State University is located in Lincoln Parish and sits in the heart of Grambling, Louisiana.
Grambling State University is located in Grambling, LA. The town of Grambling has a population of 4,953. The closest city to the University is Ruston, which is five miles east of Grambling. Ruston's population is 21,895. Airports in Monroe (40 miles east on Interstate 20) and Shreveport (65 miles west on Interstate 20) provide easy access to the University. In addition, a passenger bus service is located across the street from the campus. The University provides shuttle transportation to and from the airports and other local places.