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GSU- Grambling Demographics & Diversity

Grambling, Louisiana

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at GSU- Grambling are almost exclusively Black with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 99% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Grambling State University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.

Racial demographics of Grambling State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 1%
Black 91%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 4%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 96% more female students than male students enrolled at Grambling State University with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, GSU- Grambling has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Grambling State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for Grambling State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,838
Women 3,600

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

GSU- Grambling serves a low number of students outside of Louisiana, with 54 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Grambling State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 54%
Out of State 46%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$44,602 per year

83% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 23.4%
Part time Undergrads 7.3%

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