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Snow College

150 E College Ave, Ephraim, UT

Campus image of Snow College

If you fancy yourself a bit of an American history buff, then Snow College in Ephraim, Utah can provide you with some interesting trivia. Founded in 1888 by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the school went through many changes, as you can well imagine, including three changes to its name.

First founded as Sanpete Stake Academy, it eventually evolved to Snow Normal College, then Snow Junior College, until 1931 when they finally settled on Snow College. Eventually, the Church bid farewell, and Snow College became a state supported institution.

Although Snow College does offer many programs of study, it is well known for its division of Fine Arts, Communications and New Media programs. This includes art, dance and music. Snow College has established itself has one of the best institutions to offer education in the arts, music and sports in Utah.

Snow College is a smaller sized college and there are currently just over 4300 students enrolled. Many find the size beneficial; along with smaller classes that provides better one-on-one interaction with teachers.

Tuition at Snow College will cost just under $9000 per year for in state students, and over $15000 annually for out of state students. Student housing is available as well, with costs estimated at $4300 per year.

There is no shortage of student activities or clubs at Snow College, and students will quickly discover just how much the small community of Ephraim, Utah really has to offer. If students want to try something completely different, they can go rock climbing, hiking, biking, swimming and so much more.

For more information on everything that Snow College has to offer, please visit their website.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $10,600. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $30 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $3,100-$3,700
    • Out-of-State: $11,000-$13,540
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $150-$180 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $560-$680 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid86%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships84%$3,445
Receiving Student Loans60%$2,134
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Snow College may provide student services like:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work
  • Child care

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for this school compared to community colleges in Utah, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

 Snow CollegeSanpete CountyUtah
Graduation Rate47.4%-36.0%
Transfer-out Rate28.6%-27.4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

Campus: Snow College

  • Music Program
    • Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 1997)
  • Theatre Program
    • Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation (since 2005)

Campus: Snow College - Richfield Campus

  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2004)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Snow College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Natural Resources and Conservation

Personal and Culinary Services

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Precision Production

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
86%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
20:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
2

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$5,432