Sanford-Brown College-Fenton (Closed 2015)

1345 Smizer Mill Road
Fenton, MO 63026
  • The mission of the College is to offer highly focused, high-quality, condensed career-oriented programs for the purpose of enabling each student to successfully complete his/her program of study.
School Highlights
  • Sanford-Brown College-Fenton serves 15 students (87% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 33%.
  • Sanford-Brown College-Fenton is one of 6 community colleges within Saint Louis County, MO.
  • The nearest community college to Sanford-Brown College-Fenton is Midwest Institute (1.4 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Sanford-Brown College-Fenton(MO) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty3 staff32 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Sanford-Brown College-Fenton has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
  • The Sanford-Brown College-Fenton diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has declined by 40% over five years.
Total Enrollment15 students1,126 students
Student:Teacher Ratio5:127:1
# Full-Time Students13 students514 students
# Part-Time Students2 students612 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
Diversity Score0.550.51
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,600$31,000

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2013)95%95%
    Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$19,785$12,204
    Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$6,625$6,000
    Source: 2015 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    School Notes

    • Founded in 1866, Sanford-Brown College in Fenton, Missouri is a private, career-oriented college offering focused, quality bachelor's, specialized associate, diploma and certificate programs in the information technology, business and healthcare fields. At Sanford-Brown, you can customize your skills rapidly and successfully to the specific needs of a future work setting. Unlike traditional institutions, we enable adults to complete their programs of study in as little as nine months. Generally, classes start every five weeks, so you can get started quickly with convenient day and evening classes to meet your needs. At Sanford-Brown, your studies focus primarily on the essential concepts and skills most employers look for in entry-level employees. Our goal is to provide you with the practical information and experience you need to get your foot in the door. We avoid requiring you to take courses that are not directly supportive of your employment objective. Technology plays a major role in all the professions for which we train our students. That's why we use industry current tools to help deliver your education more effectively. During the hands-on component you will use industry-oriented equipment to gain experience applying your knowledge.

    Nearby Schools

    • The nearest community college to Sanford-Brown College-Fenton is Midwest Institute (1.4 miles away).
    • College Location Mi. Students
    • 225 students | 1.40 Mi964 South Highway Drive
      Fenton MO  63026
      (314) 344-4440
    • 406 students | 1.40 Mi1297 North Highway Drive
      Fenton MO  63026
      (636) 529-0000
    • 11,439 students | 4.30 Mi11333 Big Bend Blvd
      Saint Louis MO  63122
      (314) 984-7500
    • 1,530 students | 9.90 Mi2645 Generations Dr
      Wildwood MO  63040
      (636) 422-2000
    • Hickey College
      Private, for profit
      415 students | 12.30 Mi940 Westport Plaza
      Saint Louis MO  63146
      (314) 434-2212
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