Outcomes at GSCC

Graduation Rate
25.03%
Transfer-out Rate
12.87%
Retention Rate
55.00%

2020 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at Gadsden State Community College is 25.03% last year which is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama. 245 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 979 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, its graduation rate is average where the average graduation rate of the schools is 25.14%.
The transfer-out rate is 12.87% that is lower (small number of students transferred-out) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama. The retention rate (full-time students) is 55% that is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama.

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

Next table summarizes the outcome measures with number of students at Gadsden State Community College. 245 students have completed and 126 students have transferred out to other institute. In addition, 102 students still enrolled and 506 students have left the school before completing program.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalMenWomen
Total (Candidates)979485494
Completers245
(25.03%)
110
(22.68%)
135
(27.33%)
Transfer-out126
(12.87%)
62
(12.78%)
64
(12.96%)
Still Enrolled102
(10.42%)
48
(9.90%)
54
(10.93%)
No Longer Enrolled506
(51.69%)
265
(54.64%)
241
(48.79%)

Graduation Rate by Completion Time (Bachelor's Degree)

Below table shows the number of completers with graduation rate by program length and completion time. The number in parenthesis is graduation rate. The numbers and rate for the 150% normal times are not cumulative, but additional completers and rate for that period. For example, 14 students have completed in 2 years and additional 48 students have completed in 3rd year (for less than 2 years programs).
Graduation Rate by Completion Time
TotalMenWomen
150% normal time (Overall)245
(25.03%)
110
(22.68%)
135
(27.33%)
150% normal time (Less than 2 years programs)48
(4.90%)
31
(6.39%)
17
(3.44%)
150% normal time (2 but less than 4 years programs)197
(20.12%)
79
(16.29%)
118
(23.89%)
100% normal time (Overall)97
(9.91%)
- -
100% normal time (Less than 2 years programs)14
(1.43%)
- -
100% normal time (2 but less than 4 years programs)83
(8.48%)
- -

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total25.03% (245/979) 22.68% (110/485) 27.33% (135/494)
American Indian or Alaska Native12.50% (1/8) 0.00% (0/2) 16.67% (1/6)
Asian50.00% (5/10) 80.00% (4/5) 20.00% (1/5)
Black (Non-Hispanic)16.14% (36/223) 11.97% (14/117) 20.75% (22/106)
Hispanic20.00% (7/35) 5.88% (1/17) 33.33% (6/18)
White26.99% (176/652) 25.78% (83/322) 28.18% (93/330)
Two or More Race20.83% (5/24) 36.36% (4/11) 7.69% (1/13)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity

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