Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta

1140 Hammond Dr Ste A-1150, Atlanta
GA, 30328
Tel: (770)576-4498
479 students
Private for-profit

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School Highlights:
Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta serves 479 students (91% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta is one of 11 community colleges within Fulton County, GA.
The nearest community college is The Art Institute of Atlanta (1.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta 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 479 teachers has declined by 58% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 91:1 has increased from 0:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is equal to the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment
479 students
1,287 students
Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
434 students
832 students
Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 45 students 1,021 students
Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta sch enrollment Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta Black (2006-2012)
% White
Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta More (2008-2012)
Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta sch ethnicity Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta 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. 0.45 0.45
Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,776 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,776 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,776 $5,940
Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,776 $10,072
Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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