Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville

10255 Fortune Parkway, Suite 501
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Tel: (904)363-6221
340 students
Private for-profit
The Sanford-Brown Institute, founded in 1977, is a private, career-oriented postsecondary school offering focused, quality, short-term career training in a variety of medical and healthcare fields including surgical technology, medical billing and coding, medical assistance and massage therapy. SBI operates in 15 campuses located in nine states.
School Highlights
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville serves 340 students (97% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville is one of 7 community colleges within Duval County, FL.
The nearest community college is Everest University-Jacksonville (3.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
College Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville (FL) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years Four or more years
Institution Control Private for-profit Private for-profit
Total Faculty 18 staff
30 staff

Student Body

The student population of 340 has declined by 62% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 41:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.85 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 26% over five years.
Total Enrollment 340 students 576 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
# Full-Time Students 329 students
468 students
# Part-Time Students 11 students
457 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Black
% White
% Hawaiian
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.85 0.70

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $15,454 is more than the state average of $15,020. The private state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $15,454 $15,020
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Sanford-Brown's career training programs are developed and refined based upon input from employers, graduates, faculty and students, and are designed to provide the professional training necessary to compete for and maintain entry-level employment to begin a medical career. Our career development programs focus on applied learning and typically include hands-on training in medical laboratories. Many of Sanford-Brown's career training programs include full-time, unpaid clinical externships in a healthcare setting. This condensed format is designed to enable the prospective student to prepare rapidly for entry into a new career in the medical field. The career development training program options includes Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Surgical Technology, Advanced Massage Therapy, Medical Assistant and Medical Billing & Coding Specialist (Health Information Specialist). Sanford-Brown Jacksonville is offers program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. This program is designed to provide the student with preparation for entry-level responsibilities as a diagnostic medical sonographer. The curriculum addresses fundamental topics in sonographic physics and instrumentations, abdominal, small parts, OB/GYN, gray scale and color-flow Doppler sonography. Both day and evening programs include a full-time, unpaid clinical externship. The programs courses are designed to prepare students for entry-level jobs that may involve interacting with patients, preparing patient histories, performing non-invasive procedures using ultrasound equipment, preparing ultrasound study reports to assist physicians in the diagnosis of certain patient conditions and Working with a team of professionals in sonography and other healthcare areas.

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