University of Louisiana System CLOSEPRINT

GSU Location


Surrounded by the piney woods of North Louisiana, Grambling State University provides an ideal environment for living and learning.  The 590-acre campus is nestled in the heart of the city of Grambling, a small but growing community located in Lincoln Parish.  The University is five miles west of Ruston and is within easy driving distance of the larger cities of Shreveport and Monroe.

Grambling State University combines all the strengths of a major university with the personality of a small college, thereby allowing students to grow and learn in a serene and positive environment.  There are 101 buildings on the campus including 17 residence halls, apartment-style housing, a newly renovated student union and bookstore, a dining hall, library, intramural center, and health center.

In 2010. the following nine building were added to National Register of Historic Buildings:  Long-Jones Hall, Jewett Hall, Eddie Robinson Museum, Lee Hall, Men’s Memorial Gym, T.H. Harris Auditorium, Brown Hall, University Police Building, and Foster-Johnson Health Center.