Sanford-Brown Institute-Cranston

85 Garfield Avenue, Cranston
RI, 02920
Tel: (401)824-5300
663 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Sanford-Brown Institute-Cranston serves 663 students (98% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 20%.
Sanford-Brown Institute-Cranston is the only community colleges within Providence County, RI.
The nearest community college is New England Institute of Technology (5.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Sanford-Brown Institute-Cranston 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 663 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 0:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment
663 students
1,287 students
Sanford-Brown Institute-Cranston Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
652 students
832 students
Sanford-Brown Institute-Cranston Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 11 students
1,021 students
Sanford-Brown Institute-Cranston Part-Time Students (2007-2012)
Sanford-Brown Institute-Cranston sch enrollment Sanford-Brown Institute-Cranston sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
5%
2%
Sanford-Brown Institute-Cranston Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
36%
7%
Sanford-Brown Institute-Cranston Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
12%
12%
Sanford-Brown Institute-Cranston Black (2006-2012)
% White
45%
66%
Sanford-Brown Institute-Cranston White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Sanford-Brown Institute-Cranston More (2009-2012)
Sanford-Brown Institute-Cranston sch ethnicity Sanford-Brown Institute-Cranston 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. 0.65 0.45
Sanford-Brown Institute-Cranston Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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