Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh

Tel: (4.1)228-1260
427 students
Private for-profit
Pittsburgh campus of Sanford-Brown, where we are committed to preparing motivated individuals for rewarding careers in the healthcare industry. Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh is part of a network of private schools committed to educating trained, confident professionals for a growing number of career opportunities in the healthcare and related industries.
School Highlights:
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Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh serves 427 students (61.59% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 41%.
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Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh is one of 21 community colleges within Allegheny County, PA.
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The nearest community college is Vet Tech Institute (0.24 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 45% over five years.
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh 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 12 staff
61 staff
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 427 teachers has declined by 49% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has decreased from 42:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is equal to the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 427 students 1,294 students
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 36:1
21:1
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 263 students
822 students
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 164 students
1,025 students
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Hispanic (2008-2013)
% Black
40%
12%
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Black (2006-2013)
% White
28%
57%
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
29%
3%
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Unknown (2006-2013)
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh 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. 0.53 0.53
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,575 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,575 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,575 $5,694
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,575 $10,252
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
89%
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The Western School of Health and Business offer three kinds of programs, Associate in Specialized Technology Degree programs, Associate in Specialized Business Degree programs, and Diploma program. Western's programs emphasize hands-on training, are relevant to employers' needs, and focus on areas that offer strong long-term employment opportunities. The Western School offers different specialized degree and diploma programs in exciting career fields. Our Medical Technology Career Training Programs (AST) includes Anesthesia Technologist, Diagnostic Medical Sonographer II, Medical Assistant Specialist and Radiographer. Our Business Degree Programs (ASB) includes Paralegal Specialist and Business Administration. Our Diploma program includes Criminal Justice, Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, Medical Assistant, Medical Office Administration, Veterinary Technology and Massage Therapist. Western School of Health and Business is part of the Career Education Corporation network. Career Education Corporation is pleased to make placement assistance available for our graduates and alumni. On-site agencies, with global access to candidates and job opportunities from our domestic and international sites, are located on many of our campuses and can aid in securing employment that is both exciting and rewarding. Career Services department at the Western School of Health and Business is focused on two primary goals. One is to provide the best employment opportunity for our graduates and the second is to supply a high demand employment market with the best qualified candidates.

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