Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville

10255 Fortune Parkway, Suite 501
Jacksonville, FL 32256-0000
Tel: (904)363-6221
  • 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 54%.
  • Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville is one of 5 community colleges within Duval County, FL.
  • The nearest community college is Everest University-Jacksonville (3.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 43% 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 staff38 staff
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Total Faculty (2010-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 340 has declined by 53% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 42:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.68 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment340 students1,230 students
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio19:138:1
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Student Staff Ratio (2010-2016)
# Full-Time Students329 students537 students
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students11 students693 students
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Part-Time Students (2013-2016)
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Hispanic (2007-2013)
% Black
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Black (2007-2016)
% White
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
% Two or more races
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Unknown (2007-2016)
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.0.680.70
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,700$30,800
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $15,111 is more than the state average of $15,011. The private state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,111$15,011
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%91%
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$12,750
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$6,334
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate46%86%
Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville Percent Admitted (2007-2008)
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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