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
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh serves 427 students (62% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the state community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh is one of 22 community colleges within Allegheny County, PA.
The nearest community college is Vet Tech Institute (0.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 45% over five years.
College 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 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 0.76 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 55% over five years.
Total Enrollment 427 students 1,315 students
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 36:1
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 263 students
815 students
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 164 students
1,061 students
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Hispanic (2008-2013)
% Black
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Black (2006-2013)
% White
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
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. 0.76 0.70
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 $5,590. 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 $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,575 $5,590
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,575 $10,086
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Vet Tech Institute
    Private for-profit
    385 students | 0.20 Mi125 Seventh St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
  • 78 students | 0.40 Mi235 4th Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
  • 570 students | 0.40 Mi100 Forbes Ave Suite 1200
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
  • 1,463 students | 0.40 Mi420 Boulevard of the Allies
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
  • 513 students | 0.50 Mi933 Penn Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Did You Know?
For Pittsburgh private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,782 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Pittsburgh community colleges have a 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. of 0.54, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Pittsburgh is The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.