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Gadsden State Community College
Gadsden State Community College 1001 George Wallace Dr Gadsden, AL 35903 Phone: (256) 549-8200
  • General Information
    About Gadsden State Community College

    Institutional Goals To provide general education that includes basic knowledge of communications,humanities, social sciences, mathematics / natural sciences, and computer skills as required for certificate and degree programs. To prepare students who transfer to perform successfully at senior institutions. To provide technical, vocational, and career education that prepares students for immediate employment, retrains existing employees, and promotes local and state work force development initiatives. To encourage and support the use of current technology to improve the delivery of programs to the citiizens in the institution's service area. To provide continuing education and personal enrichment opportunities that support life-long learning and civic, social, and cultural quality of life. To provide business and industry training that meets employer needs. To provide students of varied backgrounds and abilities with the instructional and support services that will assist them in achieving career and educational goals. To recognize excellence in student performance, scholarship, and personal achievement. To establish and maintain partnerships to respond to the needs of special populations within the community, and to use outreach initiatives to seek and encourage those who otherwise might not give serious consideration to postsecondary education.

    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army)
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Less than 1 year certificate
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    Campus Setting
    • City: Small
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants
    Full Time Retention Rate 55%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 8,967
    Native American 43.0
    Asian 45.0
    African American 1,983.0
    Hispanic 174.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 4,236
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0

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