Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville

10255 Fortune Parkway Suite 501
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Tel: (904)363-6221
358 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 358 students (90% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 37:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
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 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
College Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 20 staff
61 staff
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Total Faculty (2009-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 358 has declined by 47% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 41:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.80 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 40% over five years.
Total Enrollment 358 students 1,315 students
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Student Staff (2009-2013)
# Full-Time Students 323 students
815 students
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 35 students
1,061 students
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Part-Time Students (2012-2013)
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Black (2006-2013)
% White
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
% Unknown races
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Unknown (2006-2013)
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.80 0.70
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,252 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 38% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,252 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 38% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,252 $5,590
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,252 $10,086
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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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