Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh

421 Seventh Avenue, Pittsburgh
PA, 15219-1907
Tel:
798 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 798 students (78% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh is one of 21 community colleges within Allegheny County, PA.
The nearest community college is Vet Tech Institute (0.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 798 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment
798 students
1,303 students
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
620 students
834 students
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 178 students
1,040 students
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh sch enrollment Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Hispanic (2008-2012)
% Black
34%
11%
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Black (2006-2012)
% White
59%
66%
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
5%
2%
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh More (2010-2012)
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh sch ethnicity Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh sta ethnicity
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 0.44
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $12,774 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,774 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $12,774 $5,890
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,774 $10,050
Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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Did You Know?
For Pittsburgh public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $12,432 per year for in-state students and $13,148 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,372 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pittsburgh is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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 0.38, which is lower than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Pittsburgh is Academy of Court Reporting and Technology. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.