Gadsden State Community College: Review & Facts

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Gadsden State Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 5,020 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1925 and is the only institution located in Gadsden, Alabama.

Gadsden State Community College is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU).

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
36
Fair
At Gadsden State Community College you can earn your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Gadsden State Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 36 majors. The most popular concentrations are Industrial Technologies, Installation and Repair, General Studies, Nursing, and Engineering. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
56%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Gadsden State Community College student retention rate is low at 56% (below Alabama average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Gadsden State Community College is very low: 17%. Around 19% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Gadsden State Community College is reasonably decent: 18:1. Learn more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,500
Low
Average tuition costs are low - around $6,900 per year. The additional fees at Gadsden State Community College (not included in tuition costs) are about $600; which totals $7,500 per year.

Read the details about Gadsden State Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Gadsden State Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (256) 549-8200 or check Gadsden State Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Gadsden State Community College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Gadsden State Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Gadsden State Community College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 200 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity.

Army ROTC programs are available at Gadsden State Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Gadsden State Community College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Gadsden State Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Gadsden State Community College, 1001 George Wallace Dr, Gadsden, Alabama 35903, USA
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