Snow College

Snow College

Snow College is a rural, two-year, state college located in Ephraim, Utah, United States. It was established in the year 1888 as Sanpete Stake Academy. After a few name and status changes, it was named Snow College in 1923. The college offers certificates and associate degrees in diverse areas of study. Snow College is part of the Utah System of Higher learning and is organized into the following divisions:

  • Division of Business and Technology Accounting
  • Division of Career and Technical Education Allied Health
  • Division of Fine Arts
  • Division of Humanities
  • Division of Science and Mathematics Agriculture
  • Division of Social and Behavioral Science

Snow College's campus hosts numerous sports teams and programs. Their athletic teams are nicknamed the Snow Badgers. The Snow Badgers participate in sports such as basketball, football, volleyball, and softball.

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Snow College
150 E College Ave
Ephraim , UT 84627
General Phone: (435) 283-7000

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Snow College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts224foreign language and literature, Spanish language, English, general studies, historic preservation and conservation, social services, anthropology, economics, geography, ...
Business and Management71business, business management, accounting
Nursing and Emergency Medicine60registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Education and Teaching49education, special ed, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, early childhood education, agricultural teaching, foreign language teaching, family/home economics teaching, physical education teaching, ...
Art Studies26art studies
Family and Social Work26food and nutrition, family systems, family and community services, child care management, child care provider, social work
Media24communication studies, journalism
Therapy and Counseling23psychology, physical therapist assistant, physical therapy
Engineering22engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering
Medical Support and Technology21medical staff tech, pharmacy tech, clinical lab tech, pre-pharmacy
Medicine20pre-dentistry, pre-med, pre-veterinary, public health
Construction Trades10building inspection and management, construction trades
Science10biology, botany, chemistry, geology, physics
Computer Science and Engineering10computer and info science, computer science
Security and Law Enforcement7criminal justice and safety
Mechanics and Repair5autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Drama and Performing Arts5dance, drama
Conservation and Resource Management4conservation, natural resources management, wildlife management
Production Trades4machinist, welding
Engineering Technician4drafting
Beauty and Cosmetology2cosmetology
Agricultural Science and Management1agricultural management
Architecture and Planning1architecture
Photography and Commercial Art1commercial art
Animal Science and Care0animal science
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0recreational therapy
Landscaping and Horticulture0plant sciences, range management
Cooking and Culinary Arts0chef training
Religion and Philosophy0philosophy

Number of programs and degrees for Snow College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree61683
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years4310
Award of less than 1 academic year03

Snow College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Snow College had a total enrollment of 3,745 students (2,710 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 89%
Black 1%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 29%
18-19 40%
20-21 11%
22-24 8%
25-29 4%
30-34 2%
35-39 2%
40-49 2%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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

(International Students)3%
State unknown2%

Snow College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 43 %
Part-Time 30 %

Snow College Room and Board (2007)

Snow College offers campus housing for 400 of its 2,710 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Snow College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,346
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,228
Room and board $ 3,700
Room charge $ 1,900
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,100
Books and supplies $ 1,500
Other expenses $ 1,900

Financial Aid:
Snow College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 367900)

Snow College Faculty

Snow College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track157
Non-tenured and not on tenure track245

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year1*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year0*1*
Instructorcalendar year7$68,0140*
All faculty totalcalendar year8$68,9791*

*: 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
Professoracademic year17$62,9251*
Associate professoracademic year17$55,51811$55,074
Assistant professoracademic year19$46,5979$46,334
Instructoracademic year26$44,9339$42,310
No academic rankacademic year2*1*
All faculty totalacademic year81$51,25031$48,564

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

Snow College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports01717

Snow College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, General

Animal Science And Care
Animal Sciences, General

Architecture And Planning
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection, Other
Construction Trades, Other

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Drama And Performing Arts
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Agricultural Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Chemical Engineering
Engineering, General
Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management
Family Systems
Family and Community Services
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Social Work

Landscaping And Horticulture
Plant Sciences, General
Range Science and Management

Pre-Law Studies

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
General Studies
Historic Preservation and Conservation
History, General
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Medical Staff Services Technology/Technician
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Pre-Pharmacy Studies

Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Religion And Philosophy

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Botany/Plant Biology
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General

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Snow College Highlights

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What Sets Snow College Apart:

% of degrees in engineering
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 7%Snow College % of degrees in engineering
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 9%Snow College Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 10%Snow College % of degrees in education and teaching
% of degrees in music
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Snow College % of degrees in music
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Snow College Number of degree programs
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Snow College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 15%Snow College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in art studies
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Snow College % of degrees in art studies
Male % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Snow College Male % of student body
% students on athletic fin. aid
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%Snow College % students on athletic fin. aid
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Snow College Number of students

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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