Snow College

Ephraim, UT 84627
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Snow College is located in Ephraim, Utah. This state college has roots that go all the way back to 1888. This college is known as one of the oldest junior colleges west of the Mississippi. It has evolved into a state college over time and began offering bachelor’s degrees in certain areas in 2016. There are also many associate’s degree programs and certificate options for students to take into consideration. Snow College has consistently been ranked among the best educational institutions in America. It provides students with a safe environment where they can learn and grow. It gives students access to education at affordable prices too. CNN Money, Rate My Professors, and Affordable Colleges have all ranked Snow College very high in their list of best schools in the nation. It is also well known for having various great transfer options when students wish to pursue higher degrees at different universities.

The Snow College nursing program has both a practical nursing option and an associate’s degree in nursing option. The way that this program is designed is that all students will go through the same curriculum for the first year. Students can then seek licensure as licensed practical nurses. From there, students can choose whether or not they wish to continue forward in the pursuit of becoming registered nurses. This nursing program has been fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students5,563
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate64%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 0
Associate's degree 0 0
Certificate 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 90.6%
  • NCLEX-RN: 64.9%

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Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
12/01/1953 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
02/01/2004 - Current



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).

Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates --

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$204/credit
In State Students$204/credit
Out of State Students$747/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 $9,180 $9,180 $33,615
ADN 70 $14,280 $14,280 $52,290
BSN 125 $25,500 $25,500 $93,375
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, 86% of Snow 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 39% $4,061
Other Federal Grant 16% $445
State Grant & Scholarships 5% $440
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 60% $2,075
Federal Student Loans 61% $1,476
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$10,287
$30,001 to $48,000$9,003
$48,001 to $75,000$10,277
$75,001 to $110,000$12,298
Over $110,000$12,999

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Utah state board of nursing.
Snow College
150 E College Ave
Ephraim, UT 84627

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