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GSU- Grambling Tuition & Cost

Grambling, Louisiana

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Louisiana Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Grambling State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,800
Other Fees$2,495
Room and Board $10,990
Other Expenses Budget$4,230
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Grambling State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,800
Other Fees$2,495
Room and Board $10,990
Other Expenses Budget$4,230

Residents of Louisiana pay an annual total price of $24,655 to attend Grambling State University on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $5,140 for tuition, $10,990 room and board, $1,800 for books and supplies and $2,495 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $24,655 which is 0% higher than Louisiana residents. The tuition charge is $5,140 while room and board is $10,990, books and supplies are $1,800 and other fees come in at $2,495.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Grambling State University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Grambling State University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$15,451
$30,001 to $48,000$17,075
$48,001 to $75,000$19,738
$75,001 to $110,000$22,032

The average reported annual net price for Grambling State University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $16,384 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

98% of full-time undergrad Grambling State University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $7,868 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 90% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $6,849 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $11,499.

Finanical Aid Grambling State University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $7,868 98%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $4,411 31%
Pell Grants $5,637 83%
Other Federal Grants $1,830 16%
State and Local Grants $2,856 33%
Federal Student Loans $6,849 90%
Other Student Loans $11,499 1%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Grambling State University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $41,372. The loan balance of $41,372 is a four year multiple of the $10,343 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $395 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $41,372
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $394.73
Total Interest Paid $5,996.14
Sum of All Loan Payments $47,368.14

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year Louisiana Residents Non Residents
1 $24,655 $24,655
2 $26,381 $26,381
3 $28,228 $28,228
4 $30,203 $30,203

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Grambling State University to be $98,620 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7% annual increase over the next 4 years which is the national trend.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Grambling State University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Out of State Residents $215 $645 $860

Estimated cost for a class at Grambling State University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Grambling State University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Grambling State University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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