Founded in 1901, Grambling State University is a comprehensive, historically-black, public institution located in Grambling, Louisiana, USA. The University offers certificate, associate, bachelor, master's and doctoral degree programs. Its instructional programs are delivered through the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, and Professional Studies; and its School of Graduate Studies and Research.

The University offers degrees in a broad range of areas including Accounting, Applied Music-Performance, Art, Biology, Chemistry, Child Development, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Curriculum and Instruction, Developmental Education, Economics, Educational Leadership, Engineering Technology, Family Nurse Practitioner, French, History, Leisure Studies, Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, and more.

Notable alumni of the University include: Tommie Agee (former professional baseball player), Garland Boyette (former professional football player), Charles "Charlie Red" Hardnett (former ABA basketball Player), Gregory Tarver (former member of the Shreveport City Council and the Louisiana State Senate), Albert Lewis (former professional football player), Gerald Williams (former Major League Baseball player), etc.

A constituent member of the University of Louisiana System (ULS), GSU is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The College of Business is accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The School of Nursing is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission and approved by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing. The Master of Public Administration program became the fourth graduate curriculum among HBCU’s to be accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA).

The University holds the distinction of being the first Louisiana institution to bring a sitting U. S. President to its campus. The Honorable William “Bill” Jefferson Clinton was the featured speaker during commencement exercises held in May 1999.

Ranking Profile:

- Placed in Tier 2 in the category "Regional Universities (South)" by US News & World Report (2011).

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