Sanford-Brown College-West Allis

6737 W Washington St., Ste 2355, West Allis
WI, 53214
Tel: (414)771-2200
299 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Sanford-Brown College-West Allis serves 299 students (64% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 21%.
Sanford-Brown College-West Allis is one of 7 community colleges within Milwaukee County, WI.
The nearest community college is Bryant & Stratton College-Wauwatosa (3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Sanford-Brown College-West Allis Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 299 teachers has declined by 67% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has decreased from 116:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment
299 students
1,287 students
Sanford-Brown College-West Allis Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
191 students
832 students
Sanford-Brown College-West Allis Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 108 students
1,021 students
Sanford-Brown College-West Allis Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Sanford-Brown College-West Allis sch enrollment Sanford-Brown College-West Allis sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Sanford-Brown College-West Allis Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Sanford-Brown College-West Allis Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Sanford-Brown College-West Allis Black (2006-2012)
% White
Sanford-Brown College-West Allis White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Sanford-Brown College-West Allis More (2009-2012)
Sanford-Brown College-West Allis sch ethnicity Sanford-Brown College-West Allis 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. 0.67 0.45
Sanford-Brown College-West Allis Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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