Snead State Community College

 Snead State Community College began its tradition of educational excellence in 1898. It is the mission of Snead State to provide educational opportunities and enhance the quality of life for the community – a mission that has carried the College through over a hundred years of success. No matter what educational or career path you choose, Snead State is the place to set the foundation for your college career. Snead State Community College offers the complete college experience with quality instruction and an active campus life.

Located in the heart of Sand Mountain, the Boaz campus of Snead State Community College is within driving distance of Birmingham and Huntsville. The 43-acre campus contains instructional facilities, athletic facilities, a dormitory, Learning Resource Center, and cafeteria, all designed to meet the needs of students. 

Within its academic transfer and career technical programs, Snead State serves students within the Marshall, DeKalb, Blount, and Etowah counties and the surrounding area. With one of the largest distance education programs in the State, the College reaches out to students beyond its service area. The convenience of flexible scheduling and online classes allow students to pursue their education while balancing their hectic lifestyle.

Snead State Community College is the oldest community college in Alabama to award the two-year Associate’s Degree. The affordable tuition, challenging curriculum, cutting-edge technology, and knowledgeable and experienced faculty and staff tie together to prepare students for their future

Mission Statement

Snead State Community College, a member of the Alabama Community College System, is dedicated to excellence in meeting the educational needs of those we serve through the completion of degree and certificate programs, workforce development, and community engagement.


Snead State Community College is recognized as an outstanding comprehensive college of distinction where caring faculty and staff serve to awaken students’ passion for learning. The College is a destination of choice known for its historical and state of the art facilities, excellence in education, civic engagement, and citizenship development. Snead State is responsive to community needs by offering high quality, relevant educational programs and fosters educational innovation through cutting edge teaching-learning strategies and platforms. Through immersion in a welcoming learning environment that values diversity, experiential learning, and leadership development our graduates become productive and engaged citizens who make a positive difference in their community.

College Departments

At Snead State Community College, your success matters to us, and we are here to help guide and direct you to your ultimate educational and career goals. We provide an array of services which will help you succeed in achieving success. The faculty and staff is committed and eager to provide you with quality programs, services, and opportunities to reach your personal, academic, and professional goals. We are confident that you will find the variety of resources and available to you supportive and beneficial.