Snead State Community College

Boaz, AL 35957
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Snead State Community College is located in Boaz, Alabama. This community college began as a private seminary all the way back in 1898. It became a part of the Alabama Community College System in 1967 and has been serving the people of Alabama ever since. This school is capable of awarding associate's degrees in 79 programs and it also offers many certificate programs. With just over 2,400 students, this school offers a versatile education experience to all who enter its doors. The school considers its students to be its greatest asset and strives to offer support to everyone to give them the best environment to learn.

The school offers students the opportunity to earn an associate's degree in nursing. RN courses are designed to help all students achieve their goals and work towards starting their new career successfully. This program is among the most popular in the entire college. During the 2017 school year, 97.6% of all students received a passing rate on the NCLEX exam for RN licensure. The school offers a very high rate of passing in their RN program and gives students all of the necessary tools to succeed in this field. Many different associate's degree programs are also available for students to choose from. This community college can offer prospective students a variety of different choices, making finding a lucrative new career path as simple as possible.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Number of Students2,220
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate61%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 2 38
Certificate 1 19
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 95%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1941 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
03/01/2009 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
07/09/2009 - 08/10/2011



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$119/credit
In State Students$119/credit
Out of State Students$238/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $5,355 $5,355 $10,710
ADN 70 $8,330 $8,330 $16,660
BSN 125 $14,875 $14,875 $29,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 94% of Snead State Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 62% $4,352
Other Federal Grant 2% $5,303
State Grant & Scholarships -- $4,850
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 57% $4,707
Federal Student Loans 24% $3,087
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$4,920
$30,001 to $48,000$5,482
$48,001 to $75,000$5,449
$75,001 to $110,000$7,012
Over $110,000$8,833

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Alabama state board of nursing.
Snead State Community College
102 Elder Street
Boaz, AL 35957

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