|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into GSU- Grambling and can I get accepted? The school has a 97% acceptance rate ranking it #23 in Louisiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,023 out of 3,109 applicants were admitted making Grambling State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 76 percent. Grambling State University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Grambling State University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 76% of students submit SAT scores and 62% submit ACT scores.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||460|
|SAT Math 25th||450|
|SAT Composite 25th||910|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||540|
|SAT Math 75th||520|
|SAT Composite 75th||1060|
|Average SAT Score||990|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Grambling State University?
Grambling State University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 76 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 910 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 830. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 990 out of 1600. The school ranks #16 in Louisiana for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 76 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1060 and Above||Good||>98%|
|985 to 1060||Avg +||97%-98%|
|910 to 985||Avg -||95%-97%|
|835 to 910||Reach||92%-95%|
|Less than 835||Low||<92%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||15|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||19|
|ACT Math 75th||21|
|ACT Composite 75th||20|
|Average ACT Score||18|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into GSU- Grambling?
Admission data indicates that GSU- Grambling regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 20 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #19 in Louisiana for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 62 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Grambling State University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|20 and Above||Good||>98%|
|18 to 20||Avg +||97%-98%|
|16 to 18||Avg -||95%-97%|
|14 to 16||Reach||92%-95%|
|Less than 14||Low||<92%|
What GPA do you need to get into Grambling State University?
You can get into GSU- Grambling 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. If your high school grades are above the average 2.9 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as GSU- Grambling accepts 97% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
52% of Grambling State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||27%||33%||29%|
Applicants have 172 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 15, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Grambling State University is $20.
What are the requirements for admission to Grambling State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not 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|
|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.
76% of students submit their SAT scores to GSU- Grambling. 62% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
97% of those who apply are granted admission to GSU- Grambling. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 910 and 1060. 76% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 20. 62% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.