Snead State Community College

Tel: (256)593-5120
2,298 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Snead State Community College serves 2,298 students (67% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Snead State Community College is the only community colleges within Marshall County, AL.
The nearest community college is Gadsden State Community College (17.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
College Snead State Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 77 staff
61 staff
Snead State Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,298 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 76% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,298 students 1,296 students
Snead State Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1
21:1
Snead State Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,544 students
814 students
Snead State Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 754 students
1,040 students
Snead State Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Snead State Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
Snead State Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
5%
% Hispanic
7%
21%
Snead State Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
5%
15%
Snead State Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
83%
51%
Snead State Community College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Snead State Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Snead State Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.30 0.68
Snead State Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,260 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,590 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,260 $5,660
Snead State Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,590 $10,250
Snead State Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 89 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96%
89%
Snead State Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Snead State Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate Degree. Snead State Community College has an open-door admission policy to assure optimal higher educational opportunities for its citizenry. ACT/SAT is not required for admission. The College admits eligible applicants at the beginning of the fall semester, spring semester, and summer term. Snead State Community College recognizes some types of non-traditional experiences and credit by examination: Advanced Placement (AP); College Level Examination Program (CLEP); Subject Proficiency Examinations; Credit for Specialized Military Service (SMT); United States armed Forces Institute (USAF); and Defense Activity for Non-traditional Education Support (DANTES). Snead State 's Workforce Development Division offers non-credit training opportunities designed at enabling persons to obtain the skills need ed for success in work, life and play. Personal enrichment classes and professional development opportunities are available through Continuing Education (CE) courses while company & industry specific training are facilitated through Training for Existing Business & Industry (TEBI) classes. Short-term training programs aimed at equipping students with those skills needed in today's workforce are addressed in Adult Education & Skill Training (AEST) courses.

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Did You Know?
For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,092 per year for in-state students and $7,883 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,177 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Alabama community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.57, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Virginia College-Birmingham. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.