2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$16,988

Net Price

72%

Admitted

31%

Enrolled

29%

Graduation Rate

24/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Grambling State University

is a public, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 5,270. In 2021, there were 93 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #22 in Louisiana and ranks #1324 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master

Psychology Graduates

93

Total Enrollment

5,270

Type

Public, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Ranking for Grambling State University

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#22

Louisiana Rank

Combining ranking factors for 23 schools that offer psychology degrees in Louisiana, Grambling State University ranks #22.

#1324

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Grambling State University ranks #1324.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Grambling State University offers General Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Social Work.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMA
General Psychology44
Social Work2920
Total Graduates7320
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 3,351 students applied to the Grambling State University. The university admitted 72% and 31% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Louisiana universities is 7,549. On average, all Louisiana institutions admit 72% and 30% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Grambling State University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 69%. Compared to all Louisiana four or more years colleges, the percentage is 69%.

The overall graduation rate for Grambling State University is 29%, compared to 46% for all Louisiana universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare GSU to Louisiana Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Grambling State University to the average of all Louisiana four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

GSU

3,351

Applicants

72%

Percent Admitted

31%

Percent Enrolled

69%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

29%

Graduation Rate

LA Colleges

7,549

Applicants

72%

Percent Admitted

30%

Percent Enrolled

69%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

46%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 156 or 78% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 43 or 22% part-time faculty members employed at Grambling State University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 156 or 78%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

GSU

24 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

78%

Percent Full-Time

22%

Percent Part-Time

78%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

LA Colleges

16 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

69%

Percent Full-Time

31%

Percent Part-Time

65%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Grambling State University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $5,140, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,800.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $5,110 and the average cost for graduate fees is $2,306.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Grambling State University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Grambling State University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$10,990
On-Campus Living Expenses$5,190
Total Living Expenses$16,180
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$5,140
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,800
Total Undergraduate Expenses$23,120
In-State, Graduate Tuition$5,110
In-State, Graduate Fees$2,306
Total Graduate Expenses$7,416
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Grambling State University is $16,988. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Net Price by Family Income

Depending on the federal, state, or institutional grant aid available, the table below shows the average amount students pay to attend Grambling State University presented by family income bracket.

Students may pay more or less depending on their individual circumstances; however, these are the average costs as tracked by the university and reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Average Net Price by Income2020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$15,451$15,963
$30,001 – $48,000$17,075$17,143
$48,001 – $75,000$19,738$20,181
$75,001 – $110,000$22,032$22,425
$110,001 and more$22,134$20,428
US Department of Education

Compare Grambling State University to all Louisiana universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

GSU

$23,120

Cost to Attend

$6,534

Average Financial Aid

96%

Percent Receiving Aid

$16,988

Net Price

LA Colleges

$29,627

Cost to Attend

$11,539

Average Financial Aid

94%

Percent Receiving Aid

$16,250

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 1,109 or 96%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 4,248 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $6,534.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid4,248$6,534
Pell Grants3,976$4,788
Federal Student Loans4,136$9,657
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Grambling State University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

GSU

4,248

Grant or Scholarship Aid

34%

Grants or Scholarships

3,976

Number of Pell Grants

32%

Pell Grants

4,136

Federal Student Loans

33%

Federal Student Loans

LA Colleges

4,949

Grant or Scholarship Aid

52%

Grants or Scholarships

2,105

Number of Pell Grants

22%

Pell Grants

2,501

Federal Student Loans

26%

Federal Student Loans

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