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Gadsden State Community College is a public institution situated in Gadsden, Alabama. Gadsden is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

181 Undergraduate Degrees

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Gadsden State Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at GSCC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
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Where Is Gadsden State Community College?


Contact details for GSCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1001 George Wallace Dr, Gadsden, AL 35903
Phone: 256-549-8200

How Do I Get Into GSCC?

You can apply to GSCC online at:

As long as you submit the requested materials to Gadsden State Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Gadsden State Community College?

2% Take Out Loans

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At GSCC, approximately 2% of students took out student loans averaging $5,896 a year. That adds up to $23,584 over four years for those students.

Gadsden State Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,916 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,993 undergraduate students at GSCC, with 1,916 being full-time and 2,077 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 1,916 full-time undergraduates at GSCC, 44% are male and 56% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Gadsden State Community College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 6
Black or African American 333
Hispanic or Latino 112
White 1,333
International Students 29
Other Races/Ethnicities 103

Over 36 countries are represented at GSCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, and Colombia.

Online Learning at Gadsden State Community College

1,439 Took All Classes Online
2,829 Took At Least One Class Online
28.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 2,829 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at GSCC has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of GSCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Gadsden State Community College was 28.0%. This is the #601 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at GSCC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Gadsden State Community College Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Registered Nursing 106 0 106
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 75 75
TOTAL 106 75 181


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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