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Gadsden State Community College is a public institution located in Gadsden, Alabama. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

9 Undergraduate Degrees

Where Is Gadsden State Community College?

Location of 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:

Gadsden State Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Gadsden State Community College?

3% Take Out Loans

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At GSCC, approximately 3% of students took out student loans averaging $4,645 a year. That adds up to $18,580 over four years for those students.

Gadsden State Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,233 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,599 undergraduate students at GSCC, with 2,233 being full-time and 2,366 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  GSCC

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,233 full-time undergraduates at GSCC, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  GSCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of GSCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 12
Black or African American 428
Hispanic or Latino 124
White 1,404
International Students 59
Other Races/Ethnicities 206

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

746 Took All Classes Online
2,349 Took At Least One Class Online
18.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,349 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.


This school is the 6th most popular in Alabama for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of GSCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Gadsden State Community College was 18.9%. This is the #623 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at GSCC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of GSCC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer Information Systems 67%
General Computer & Information Sciences 67%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at GSCC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at GSCC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
General Computer & Information Sciences #26
Computer Information Systems #51

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 Computer Science Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s TOTAL
General Computer & Information Sciences 2 7 9
TOTAL 2 7 9


*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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