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Grambling State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,774 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,932 tuition
$8,901 on campus room & board
$1,600 books
$1,341 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$24,144 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,932 tuition
$8,901 on campus room & board
$1,600 books
$9,711 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,559 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
94% of students receive aid
82% get federal aid ($5,025 avg)
45% get state aid ($1,569 avg)
27% get institn'l aid ($3,559 avg)
88% get loans ($7,092 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 9.51% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 11.3% 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 $6,201 94%
Federal Grant Aid $5,025 82%
Pell Grants $4,785 82%
Other Federal Grants $1,706 14%
Institution Grant Aid $3,559 27%
State Grant Aid $1,569 45%
Student Loans $7,092 88%
Federal Loans $7,029 88%
Other Loans $4,411 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 $164
Out of State $164


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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