International Students

Welcome to Gadsden State!

International students are encouraged to take advantage of Gadsden State’s wide range of academic college transfer degree programs designed to lead directly to employment after one or two years of study. In addition, international students can enroll in the Alabama Language Institute (ALI), an intensive English language program founded in 1973. ALI, the oldest English language institute in the Southeast of the United States, has a tradition of preparing students seeking admission to Gadsden State and other four-year colleges and universities.

International Programs


Why Gadsden State?

Find out why over 6,000 international students from 140 countries have chosen Gadsden State since 1968.


Important Information

Learn how to apply to ALI and Gadsden State as well as information about expenses, courses, the schedule and TOEFL.

Apply to Gadsden State

Faith Dobbs

Faith A. Dobbs

International Programs Specialist, DSO
Students Without Borders Advisor
YEAR Program Campus Advisor


Trevor Brown

Trevor Brown

International Admissions
Health Insurance Liaison

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