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Grambling State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$19,441 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,140 tuition
$10,321 on campus room & board
$1,749 books and supplies
$2,231 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$28,464 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,140 tuition
$10,321 on campus room & board
$1,749 books and supplies
$11,254 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$4,274 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
96% of students receive aid
96% get federal aid ($4,406 avg)
42% get state aid ($1,637 avg)
19% get institn'l aid ($4,274 avg)
91% get loans ($7,802 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 7.42% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.75% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,964 96%
Federal Grant Aid $4,406 96%
Pell Grants $4,771 83%
Other Federal Grants $2,092 14%
Institution Grant Aid $4,274 19%
State Grant Aid $1,637 42%
Student Loans $7,802 91%
Federal Loans $7,688 91%
Other Loans $7,710 1%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$3,000 - $5,000 Y N N N
$2,000 Y
$500 Y R N
$1,000 Y Y N
award details Y
$2,000 - $5,000 N N Y N
$32,000 - $43,000 N Y Y N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: June 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: within 2 week(s) of notification
Does Grambling State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
403 Main Street
Grambling, LA 71245
(318) 247-3811
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $215
Out of State $220


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • TaWanna from Lake Providence, LA
  • Dec-01-2014 I am a current student here

    When making the decision to transfer from on University to another one Grambling State University stayed on my mind because of the extravagant Early Literacy program that they incorporated for those students who wanted to get a Bachelors Degree in this field.

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  • 4
  • Kenisha from Tallulah, LA
  • Jul-10-2013 I am a current student here

    College has a lot to offer you and we need to take advantage of it. It prepares you for your future. I only wish the cost would go down a bit and the loans. Wish I could get more grants and less loans. I heard some stories about paying the loans back.

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  • 2
  • Belle
  • Jun-25-2013 I am a past student here

    You get what you pay for! Gram is always up for losing accreditation so don't be surprised if you get a sup-par education or diploma.

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