Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta

School Highlights
  • Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta serves 428 students (98% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta is one of 8 community colleges within Fulton County, GA.
  • The nearest community college to Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta is The Art Institute of Atlanta (1.2 miles away).

Top Placements

Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta places among the top 20% of community colleges in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta(GA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty14 staff94 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Sanford-Brown College-Atlanta diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has declined by 54% over five years.
Total Enrollment428 students2,588 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:127:1
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# Full-Time Students420 students1,115 students
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# Part-Time Students8 students1,473 students
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
1%
5%
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% Black
18%
33%
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% White
7%
48%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
72%
9%
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Diversity Score0.440.65
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College Completion Rate
56%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,300$29,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $15,050 is more than the state average of $14,834. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,050$14,834
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,500
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Acceptance Rate55%75%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • The Art Institute of Atlanta
    Private, for profit
    2,623 students | 1.20 Mi6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd., 100 Embassy Row
    Atlanta GA  30328
    (770)394-8300
    1.202,623
  • Brown Mackie College-Atlanta
    Private, for profit
    919 students | 3.40 Mi4370 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE
    Atlanta GA  30319
    (404)799-4500
    3.40919
  • 346 students | 3.40 Mi5303 New Peachtree Rd
    Atlanta GA  30341
    (770)216-2960
    3.40346
  • 341 students | 5.00 Mi3393 Peachtree Road, Suite 1003
    Atlanta GA  30326
    (404)816-4533
    5.00341
  • 247 students | 7.80 Mi2359 Windy Hill Road
    Marietta GA  30067
    (770)226-0056
    7.80247
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