Gadsden State Community College

Gadsden, Alabama

Gadsden State Community College is located in northern Alabama near the Noccalula waterfalls which offers hiking, botanical gardens, a petting zoo and mini golf. Over 6,000 international students from 140 countries have attended Gadsden State since 1968.

+ International Support

The International Programs Office at Gadsden State Community College strives to provide opportunities to help students thrive in an intercultural environment, discover their world and form meaningful relationships. The International Office staff is available to help students with paperwork, visa issues, and registration. The staff is also trained to assist students in solving logistical problems, such as finding transportation or housing and seeking appropriate medical care in the Gadsden area. Staff members are available to help students settle in when they arrive in Gadsden, including helping with airport arrivals and moving into Fowler Residence Hall.

Students without Borders is the International Student Club that brings international students together with American students, faculty, and staff to promote international and intercultural understanding. Students without Borders was created to encourage and promote goodwill among international students, to increase awareness and appreciation of other cultures, and to provide an opportunity to develop lifelong friendships. Activities and events include guest presenters, educational trips, leadership opportunities and social activities. Students volunteer to share their language and culture at club meetings, local civic organizations and area schools.

+ Dorms

Fowler Residence Hall is located on the Wallace Drive Campus and features semi private suites with one shared bathroom. This on-campus housing facility is convenient to classes and adjacent to the cafeteria and recreation areas. Fowler Hall is a 108-bed, co-ed facility that has a diverse community of residents, including international students and athletes.

Fowler Residence Hall

+ Degrees

Gadsden State boasts more than 70+ academic, techincal health sciences and skill training programs. Explore degrees and certificates at Gadsden.

+ Athletics and Clubs

Sports teams at Gadsden have won several state and regional championships, and they have appeared in national championship competition. Gadsden is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association, and includes teams in tennis, men’s basketball, women’s basketball and women’s volleyball. Clubs include the Chess, Anime, Economics and more.

+University Transfer

University of Alabama, Auburn University and Jacksonville State University are just some of the colleges students have transferred to after graduating from Gadsden State.


Intercultural Exchange Programs

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