About Gadsden State

Gadsden State is a public, open door, comprehensive community college that is comprised of five campuses or educational centers in Calhoun, Cherokee and Etowah counties. Gadsden State has a rich and illustrious history within the communities it serves. Administrators, faculty and staff work together to prepare students for direct-entry into the workplace or for transfer to a four-year university.

Students outside of Inzer Hall

At a Glance

Since 1925, Gadsden State has been instrumental in the education and training of Alabama’s workforce. Read about the College’s beginnings, its mission and those who lead the way to achieving our goals.


President's Office

Read about the milestones and achievements in the President’s Report and meet members of the Gadsden State Cabinet.