Gadsden State Community College: Ranking & Review

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Gadsden State Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)4,9792,0422,937

2,248 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

598 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Gadsden State Community College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Gadsden State Community College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $3,600 and other expenses per full academic year.

Gadsden State Community College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 110 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$3,570$7,140
Fees for full-time undergraduates$930$930
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$119$238

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians303303
Health Professions and Related Programs251251
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities242242
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields179179
Precision Production8686
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services7777
Personal and Culinary Services5555
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences3333
Legal Professions and Studies2727
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2222
Construction Trades2020
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences99
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs22
Grand Total1,3061,306

A total of 1,306 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Gadsden State Community College.

Graduation rate20%22%18%
  • Full-time retention rate - 59%
  • Part-time retention rate - 36%

General info

Alternative namesGadsden Community College
Gadsden State
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementGadsden State Community College is an affordable, accessible, and comprehensive community college that prepares our diverse student population for success through quality education, innovative workforce development, and meaningful community engagement. We foster the development of lifelong learners by giving students the opportunities to develop skills that empower them to contribute to the social, cultural, and economic life of our communities, our nation, and our world.
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff449
Instructional FTE192
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address1001 George Wallace Dr
Gadsden, Alabama, 35903
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population62,000