Snow College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,410
2.53% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$8,721
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
9.15%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
5,383
58.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
52.2%
12 Graduates

About

Snow College is a higher education institution located in Sanpete County, UT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Snow College were General Music (32 degrees awarded) and Computer Software Engineering (5 degrees).

In 2019, 1,142 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Snow College. 61.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,007 degrees), 28.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Snow College is $3,410, which is $−9,079 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Snow College is $3,410, which is $−9,079 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,721.

In 2019, 49% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 38% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,410
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Snow College was $3,410. The cost of tuition at Snow College is $−9,079 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

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Average Net Price

$8,721
2019 Value
2.09%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Snow College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,721. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Snow College grew by 2.09%.

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Other Student Expenses

$4,100
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Snow College was of $4,100 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

49%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
38%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

49% of undergraduate students at Snow College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 2.08% with respect to 2018, when 48% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
9.15%
2017 Default Rate
61
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Snow College was 9.15%, which represents 61 out of the 667 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Snow College has a total enrollment of 5,383 students. The full-time enrollment at Snow College is 3,163 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,220. This means that 58.8% of students enrolled at Snow College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Snow College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 83.7% White, 7.34% Hispanic or Latino, 1.71% Two or More Races, 1.19% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.08% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1% Black or African American, and 0.836% Asian.

Students enrolled at Snow College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.4%), followed by White Male (36.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.02%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

58.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Snow College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,383 students. The full-time enrollment at Snow College is 3,163 and the part-time enrollment is 2,220. This means that 58.8% of students enrolled at Snow College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Snow College was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Snow College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,504
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    395
  3. Two or More Races
    92

The enrolled student population at Snow College is 83.7% White, 7.34% Hispanic or Latino, 1.71% Two or More Races, 1.19% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.08% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1% Black or African American, and 0.836% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 44% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.8% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 14 students (0.26%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 272 more women than men received degrees from Snow College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Snow College is white (1,007 degrees awarded). There were 28.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Snow College is General Music (32 degrees awarded), followed by Computer Software Engineering (5 degrees) and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Snow College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (615 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (98 degrees), and Agriculture (23 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Snow College are Other managers (144,284 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (139,453 people), Graphic designers (98,970 people), Postsecondary teachers (82,626 people), and Secondary school teachers (74,440 people).

The most specialized majors at Snow College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (615 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (98 degrees), Agriculture (23 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (10 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (25 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Snow College are Dentists, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Snow College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (615 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (98 degrees), Agriculture (23 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (10 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (25 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Snow College are Elementary & secondary schools (316,013 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (192,087 people), Construction (86,250 people), Computer Systems Design (85,186 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (79,713 people).

The most specialized majors at Snow College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (615 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (98 degrees), Agriculture (23 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (10 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (25 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Snow College.
Most Common
  1. 32 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 5 degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Snow College was General Music with 32 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

435
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
707
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 435 degrees were awarded to men at Snow College, which is 0.615 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (707).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 212 degrees were awarded to men at Snow College in General Studies, which is 0.526 times less than the 403 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 403 degrees were awarded to women at Snow College in General Studies, which is 1.9 times more than the 212 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Snow College is Male and White (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,007 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    35 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Snow College is white (1,007 degrees awarded). There were 28.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

1.66% of degree recipients (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    631 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    376 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Snow College is white female (631 degrees awarded). There were 1.68 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (376 degrees).

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Operations

Snow College has an endowment valued at nearly $10.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.22M (11.5%), compared to the 3.05% average return ($330k on $10.8M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Snow College had a total salary expenditure of $57.8M. Snow College employs 55 Instructors, 45 Assistant professors, and 37 Associate professors. Most academics at Snow College are Male Instructors (32), Male Assistant professors(32), and Female Instructors (23).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Snow College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 50 employees, Service, with 40 employees, and Management with 38 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10.6M
2019 Endowment
4.53%
growth from 2018

Snow College has an endowment valued at about $10.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Snow College grew 4.53% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $223k lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $255k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Snow College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $255k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$23.2M
2019 Salaries
11.9%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Snow College paid a median of $23.2M in salaries, which represents 40.1% of their overall expenditure ($57.8M) and a 11.9% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.68% growth from 2017 and a 3.69% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 9.89M (32.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.3M
Instructional Salaries
153
Number of Employees

In 2019, Snow College paid a total of $9.3M to 153 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $2.99M (30.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
55 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
50 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Snow College were Instructor with 55 employees; Assistant professor with 45 employees; and Assistant professor with 37 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Snow College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 50 employees; Service with 40 employees; and Management with 38 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Snow College was Male Instructor with 32 employees, Male Assistant professor with 32 employees, and Female Instructor with 23 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Snow College.

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