Grambling, Louisiana

GSU- Grambling Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Grambling State University

Acceptance Rate

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Admission Difficulty for Grambling State University
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How hard is it to get into GSU- Grambling and can I get accepted? The school has a 43% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Louisiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,093 out of 7,232 applicants were admitted making GSU- Grambling a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Grambling State University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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GSU- Grambling SAT Scores

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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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You can get into Grambling State University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Grambling State University was 2.9 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #20 in Louisiana for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to GSU- Grambling will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Grambling State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 4% Good
3.50 to 3.75 6% Good
3.25 to 3.50 10% Good
3.00 to 3.25 15% Good
2.75 to 3.00 38% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 26% Avg -
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

52% of Grambling State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Grambling State University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 8%
Top 25% of class 22%
Top 50% of class 52%
Bottom 50% of class 48%
Bottom 25% of class 16%

Admission Statistics

Grambling State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,555 2,677 7,232
Accepted 1,955 1,138 3,093
Acceptance Rate 43% 43% 43%
Enrolled 505 372 877
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 33% 28%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Grambling State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Grambling State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Grambling State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=159009 IPEDS survey data for Grambling State University.

Frequently Asked Questions

43% of those who apply are granted admission to GSU- Grambling. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.