Snead State Community College

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 state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 39%.
  • Snead State Community College is the only community colleges within Marshall County, AL.
  • The nearest community college to Snead State Community College is Gadsden State Community College (17.8 miles away).

Top Placements

Snead State Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Snead State Community College(AL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty77 staff73 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Snead State Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Snead State Community College diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,298 students1,756 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio30:128:1
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# Full-Time Students1,544 students1,004 students
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# Part-Time Students754 students752 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
89128
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
7%
2%
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% Black
5%
24%
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% White
83%
61%
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% Two or more races
-
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
10%
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Diversity Score0.300.56
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College Completion Rate
32%
17%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,600$29,500
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,260 is less than the state average of $5,427. The in-state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,590 is less than the state average of $8,152. The out-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,260$5,427
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,590$8,152
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$6,374$11,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or 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 $5,427 per year for in-state students and $8,152 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,889 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Alabama community colleges have a diversity score of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Herzing University-Birmingham. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.