Sanford-Brown College-Houston (Closed 2015)

School Highlights
  • Sanford-Brown College-Houston serves 671 students (96% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 61%.
  • Sanford-Brown College-Houston is one of 18 community colleges within Harris County, TX.
  • The nearest community college to Sanford-Brown College-Houston is American InterContinental University-Houston (0.0 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Sanford-Brown College-Houston(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty31 staff76 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Sanford-Brown College-Houston has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Sanford-Brown College-Houston diversity score of 0.64 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has declined by 29% over five years.
Total Enrollment671 students3,921 students
Student:Teacher Ratio22:135:1
# Full-Time Students644 students1,055 students
# Part-Time Students27 students2,866 students
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Unknown races
Diversity Score0.640.69
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,300$33,800

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $14,848 is more than the state average of $4,026. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $14,848 is more than the state average of $6,207. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$14,848$4,026
Out-State Tuition Fees$14,848$6,207
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2015)86%83%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$9,500$9,500
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$4,750$5,015
Acceptance Rate (Year 2007)63%88%
Source: 2015 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,026 per year for in-state students and $6,207 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,730 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 74%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Texas is Houston Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.