Gadsden State Community College Healthcare Programs
Located in Gadsden, Alabama, Gadsden State Community College is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
Gadsden State Community College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
GSCC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#202||Most Popular Healthcare Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#229||Most Popular Healthcare Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at GSCC.
|#28||Most Popular Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#80||Most Popular Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Where Is Gadsden State Community College?
Contact details for GSCC are given below.
|Address:||1001 George Wallace Dr, Gadsden, AL 35903|
How Do I Get Into GSCC?
You can apply to GSCC online at: https://ssb.gadsdenstate.edu/PROD/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon
Can I Afford Gadsden State Community College?
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 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
Of the 2,233 full-time undergraduates at GSCC, 43% are male and 57% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Gadsden State Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||428|
|Hispanic or Latino||124|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at GSCC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 19th 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 #780 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at GSCC regardless of major.
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|
|Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician||#23|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#103|
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 Healthcare Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Major||Basic Certificate||Associate’s||Undergraduate Certificate||TOTAL|
|Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training||0||0||149||149|
|Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)||30||11||0||41|
|Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling||0||8||0||8|
|Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage||5||0||0||5|
|Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician||1||0||0||1|
*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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