Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville

  • The Sanford-Brown Institute, founded in 1977, is a private, career-oriented postsecondary school offering focused, quality, short-term career training in a variety of medical and healthcare fields including surgical technology, medical billing and coding, medical assistance and massage therapy. SBI operates in 15 campuses located in nine states.
School Highlights
  • Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville serves 340 students (97% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville is one of 5 community colleges within Duval County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville is Everest University-Jacksonville (3.3 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville(FL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty18 staff37 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has declined by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment340 students1,142 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:138:1
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# Full-Time Students329 students487 students
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# Part-Time Students11 students655 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
-
% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
-
24%
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% Black
19%
17%
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% White
34%
69%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
41%
-
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Diversity Score0.680.60
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College Completion Rate
55%
59%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,700$30,300
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $15,111 is more than the state average of $15,054. The private state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,111$15,054
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$11,875
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$6,334
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Acceptance Rate46%73%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Sanford-Brown's career training programs are developed and refined based upon input from employers, graduates, faculty and students, and are designed to provide the professional training necessary to compete for and maintain entry-level employment to begin a medical career. Our career development programs focus on applied learning and typically include hands-on training in medical laboratories. Many of Sanford-Brown's career training programs include full-time, unpaid clinical externships in a healthcare setting. This condensed format is designed to enable the prospective student to prepare rapidly for entry into a new career in the medical field. The career development training program options includes Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Surgical Technology, Advanced Massage Therapy, Medical Assistant and Medical Billing & Coding Specialist (Health Information Specialist). Sanford-Brown Jacksonville is offers program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. This program is designed to provide the student with preparation for entry-level responsibilities as a diagnostic medical sonographer. The curriculum addresses fundamental topics in sonographic physics and instrumentations, abdominal, small parts, OB/GYN, gray scale and color-flow Doppler sonography. Both day and evening programs include a full-time, unpaid clinical externship. The programs courses are designed to prepare students for entry-level jobs that may involve interacting with patients, preparing patient histories, performing non-invasive procedures using ultrasound equipment, preparing ultrasound study reports to assist physicians in the diagnosis of certain patient conditions and Working with a team of professionals in sonography and other healthcare areas.

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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,464 per year for in-state students and $11,973 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,054 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 86%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida community colleges have a diversity score of 0.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Florida is Johnson & Wales University-North Miami. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.