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Snead State Community College

Snead State Community College

Snead State Community College, popularly referred to as Snead, was founded in 1898, and was initially known as the Boaz Seminary. It became the Snead State Community College in the year 1992. This community college is located in Boaz, Alabama. The college awards associate's degrees in various streams of study. Programs in adult education and skill training courses are also available. The institution is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • The Humanities Division
  • The Mathematics and Technology Division
  • The Natural Science Division

Snead State Community College's athletics department fields a number of men's and women's sports teams. Nicknamed the Parsons, the teams participate in sports including basketball, baseball, volleyball, tennis, and softball.

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Contacting Snead State Community College

Snead State Community College
220 North Walnut Street
Boaz , AL 35957-0734
General Phone: (256) 593-5120
http://www.snead.edu

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Snead State Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts177general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine45registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Office and Administration12administrative assistant
Computer Science and Engineering9computer and info science
Family and Social Work8child care management
Medical Administration6medical transcription
Business and Management5business management, accounting technology
Engineering Technician5electronics tech
Beauty and Cosmetology4cosmetology

Number of programs and degrees for Snead State Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree2498
Award of less than 1 academic year125
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years101

Snead State Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Snead State Community College had a total enrollment of 2,157 students (1,763 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 90%
Black 4%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 0%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 9%
18-19 34%
20-21 18%
22-24 9%
25-29 10%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 6%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
Alabama99%
Georgia1%

Snead State Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 64 %
Part-Time 40 %

Snead State Community College Room and Board (2007)

Snead State Community College offers campus housing for 84 of its 1,763 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Boaz, Alabama for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Alabama Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 15 meals per week.

Snead State Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,820
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,950
Room and board $ 3,190
Room charge $ 1,750
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,440
Books and supplies $ 1,050
Other expenses $ 1,800

Financial Aid:
Snead State Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 103800)

Snead State Community College Faculty

Snead State Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured1010
Non-tenured, but on tenure track312

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year6$81,68511$70,691
All faculty totalcalendar year6$81,68511$70,691

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year7$51,86811$57,308
All faculty totalacademic year7$51,86811$57,308

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Snead State Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

SportMenWomenTotal
Total394382
Baseball131629
Basketball26026
All Other Sports02727

Snead State Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Liberal Arts
General Studies

Medical Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

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Snead State Community College Highlights

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What Sets Snead State Community College Apart:

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% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Snead State Community College % of degrees in liberal arts
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Snead State Community College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Snead State Community College Dorm rooms per full-time student
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Snead State Community College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%Snead State Community College % of degrees in office and administration
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 17%Snead State Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% students on athletic fin. aid
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Snead State Community College % students on athletic fin. aid

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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