General Information About Snead State Community College
Snead State Community College, one of the public two-year colleges of the Alabama Community College System, strives to provide accessible educational opportunities, to promote economic growth and development, and to enhance the quality of life for the College service area. The mission of the College is further defined through the following College goals: 1. To provide a comprehensive program of instruction that offers opportunities for life-long learning through pre-baccalaureate, technical, and continuing education programs. 2. To provide accessible education through a variety of venues, including distance learning/electronically-delivered instruction. 3. To provide administrative, academic, and student support services designed to assist students in overcoming reading, writing, and mathematical deficiencies and acquiring skills fundamental to further academic, personal, and career achievement. 4. To provide students a broad range of services that enhance the effectiveness of educational offerings and include academic advising, counseling, career planning, job placement, financial assistance, information technology resources and systems, library and learning resources, athletics, and extra-curricular activities. 5. To maintain the pursuit of excellence as the guiding principle for staffing and programming. 6. To promote professional growth and development by encouraging employee participation in programs of enrichment, leadership training, and advanced study as well as membership and participation in professional organizations. 7. To develop and maintain cooperative relationships with other educational Colleges and agencies to facilitate smooth articulation to and from college programs. 8. To develop and maintain cooperative relationships with public and social agencies and area businesses and industries by promoting close communications and providing services and programs through training and retraining as needed or requested. 9. To engage in an ongoing, broad-based, systematic process of planning and evaluation that results in the improvement of educational programs and support activities. 10. To provide adequate financial resources, administrative processes, and physical facilities to support the mission of the College. 11. To promote educational, cultural, and recreational enrichment of the community by offering the use of College facilities and resources to the community.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Distance learning opportunities
- Weekend/evening college
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- Town: Fringe
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 66%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 3,124 Native American 53.0 Asian 7.0 African American 139.0 Hispanic 97.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,418 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0