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 community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville is one of 8 community colleges within Duval County, FL.
The nearest community college is Everest University-Jacksonville (3.4 miles away).

School Overview

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
59 staff

Student Body

The student population of 358 teachers has declined by 34% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from :1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
358 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
22:1
# Full-Time Students
323 students
810 students
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 35 students
1,017 students
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Part-Time Students (2012-2013)
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hawaiian
1% 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
19%
12%
% White
41%
57%
% Unknown races
35%
3%
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville 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. 0.57 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,252 is more than the state average of $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 38% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,252 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,252 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
89%
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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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Jacksonville 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 0.56, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Jacksonville is University of Southernmost Florida. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.