Gadsden State Community College
Gadsden, AL 35903
Gadsden State Community College is one of the 25 public 2-year colleges in Alabama. Its campus is small in size and located in Gadsden. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.
Every year 20% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
GSCC's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $2,856, and fees were $744. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,712 and $744 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Student to Faculty Ratio18:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
Gadsen State Community College offers practical nursing program at the Valley Street Campus, the Gadsden State Cherokee and at the McClellan Center. The Valley Street Campus admission starts in the fall and in the spring semesters. For the McClellan centre and Gadsden State Cherokee, admission is in the fall.
Admission to the practical nursing program is very competitive. Applicants must meet the general admission requirement of the college. Additionally minimum 2.5 grade point average and official score on Test of Essential Academic Skills Version, TEAS V are other key requirements.
The curriculum offered to students of practical nursing program is tailored to teach them both general and nursing skills. A total of 49 hours are required for completion of the program.
The courses taught include:
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Fundamentals of Nursing
- Health Assessment
- Introduction to Pharmacology
- Adult Nursing
- Maternal & Child Nursing
- Adult & Child Nursing
- Psychosocial Nursing
- Role Transition for the Practical Nurse
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||4||62|
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of Gadsden State Community College as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.
NCLEX-PN Passrate History
NCLEX-PN passrate history of Gadsden State Community College as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
01/01/2003 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
01/01/1984 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs|
10/01/2011 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$119|
|In State Students||$119|
|Out of State Students||$238|
|In District Students||--|
|In State Students||--|
|Out of State Students||--|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 82% of Gadsden State Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||6%||$1,584|
|State Grant & Scholarships||5%||$2,085|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||22%||$3,104|
|Federal Student Loans||--||--|
$4,200Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$3,394|
|$30,001 to $48,000$4,226|
|$48,001 to $75,000$5,819|
|$75,001 to $110,000$7,398|
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The School of Nursing at UAB several scholarship programs. The School's scholarship portfolio consists of 59 scholarships.
Applicants must be pursuing graduate nursing degrees from the University of South Alabama.
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Alabama state board of nursing.