• Gadsden state community college-Ayers Campus offers a variety of low cost, flexible classes designed to meet your needs—including day and night classes with traditional classroom, on-line, hybrid, or directed study options. You’ll also enjoy an active and engaged campus life, filled with opportunities to learn and grow. Gadsden State Community College serves its diverse communities by offering quality academic education, workforce development, and adult education opportunities that are accessible and affordable and that foster lifelong learning and global awareness. General Education is that portion of the collegiate experience which addresses the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values characteristic of an educated person. It is unbounded by disciplines and honors the connections among bodies of knowledge.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

Gadsden state community college-Ayers Campus
(AL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate of Arts Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
n/a
153 staff

Student Body

The Gadsden state community college-Ayers Campus diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
n/a
1,546 students
Student : Teacher Ratio
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12:1
# Full-Time Students
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755 students
# Part-Time Students
n/a
919 students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
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343 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
755 students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
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6 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
998 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
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24 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
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168 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
% Asian
n/a
1%
% Hispanic
n/a
4%
% Black
n/a
24%
% White
n/a
62%
% Two or more races
n/a
2%
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
100%
5%
Diversity Score
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0.55
This chart display the diversity score of Gadsden state community college-Ayers Campus and the community college average diversity score of AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
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3.24%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
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0.17%

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
85%
93%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Gadsden state community college-Ayers Campus and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in AL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
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$10,500
Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$5,500
Acceptance Rate
n/a
81%
SAT Reading
n/a
530
SAT Math
n/a
545
ACT Composite
n/a
23
ACT English
n/a
21
ACT Math
n/a
22
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • Gadsden State Community College is a public, open-door, comprehensive community college dedicated to meeting the changing needs of citizens in its service area. It offers the first two years of a four-year degree, a number of technical and certificate programs, and non-credit programs that include continuing education, skills training, and adult education. GSCC consists of the following campuses, centers, and instructional sites in Alabama: Wallace Drive, East Broad, and Valley Street campuses (Gadsden) and Ayers Campus (Anniston); McClellan Center; and Piedmont High School, Pell City High School, Cherokee County, Cleburne County, and St Clair Correctional Facility (IEP) instructional sites. The Harry M. Ayers State Technical College Foundation was formed in 1986 and remains today as a non-profit, tax exempt foundation which seeks to promote excellence on the Ayers Campus of Gadsden State Community College Ayers campuses are home to GSCC's technical division programs, a few academic division programs, and some non-credit continuing programs. The Continuing Education Department is committed to linking College and community resources to provide quality enrichment programs to people of all ages. The Center offers a variety of fee-based workshops, classes, community-service activities, and continuing-education courses designed for those who want to learn but who are not necessarily interested in earning academic credit or pursuing a college degree. Classes are designed for people in search of life enrichment and those striving for personal and professional growth. Programs are provided for traditional and non-traditional students and can be targeted to individuals in business, government, professional organizations, and social services.

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  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,077 per year for in-state students and $7,206 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,921 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Alabama community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Alabama is J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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