Gadsden State Community College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Gadsden, AL

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How much is the GSCC tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, GSCC's tuition & fees is $5,312 for Alabama residents and $9,312 for out-of-state students based on the NCES data.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $14,036 for Alabama residents and $18,036 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

GSCC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$5,312
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,312
Books & Supplies Costs$1,600
On-campus Room & Board$4,800
On-campus Expenses$2,324
Off-campus Room & Board$4,500
Off-campus Expenses$2,916
2023-2024 Estimates
Alabama Residents Tuition & Fees$5,377
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,442

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, GSCC' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,740. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Alabama, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $13,765.
Gadsden State Community College$5,312$9,312
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
Alabama 2-4 Years Colleges$14,697
Public Schools$7,283$13,765
Private Schools$15,485

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between GSCC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Gadsden State Community CollegeGadsden, AL$5,312$9,312
George C Wallace Community College-DothanDothan, AL$4,860$8,610
George C Wallace State Community College-HancevilleHanceville, AL$4,920$8,670
Reid State Technical CollegeEvergreen, AL$4,950$8,700
H Councill Trenholm State Community CollegeMontgomery, AL$4,830$8,580

Financial Aid and COA

At Gadsden State Community College, 3,272 students (76%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $5,560.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at GSCC is $12,476 for students living on-campus and $12,768 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 569 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $6,133 and the average amount of student loans is $7,107.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$14,036$18,036
COA (off-campus)$14,328$18,328
Tuition & Fees$5,312$9,312
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$8,724$8,724
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$9,016$9,016
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$8,476$12,476
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$8,768$12,768
Average Financial Aid$5,560$5,560
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship3,27276%$5,560
Pell Grants1,98846%$4,493
Federal Student Loan00%-
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid56991%-
Grants or Scholarships51983%$6,133
Federal Grants40565%$5,710
Pell Grants40164%$5,486
Other Federal Grants335%$3,420
State/Local Grants356%$1,098
Institutional Grants29848%$2,792
Student Loan Aid122%$7,107
Federal Student Loans0--
Other Student Loans122%$7,107
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level399399$6,693
110,001 or more00-

Student Population

Gadsden State Community College has a total of 4,352 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 1,710 male students and 2,598 female students attending GSCC. The school offers online degree programs and 1,155 students enrolled online exclusively (26.54% of all students).
Undergraduate4,308 1,7102,598

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1001 George Wallace Dr, Gadsden, AL
Degree & Programs
Program Offered62 Programs
Online Program Offered2 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population4,352
Graduation Rate25%
Transfer-out Rate4%
Retention Rate65% (Full-time), 41% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate17 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties129 (Full-time), 105 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs325 (Full-time), 213 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$61,489
Average Staff Salary$56,614