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Sanford-Brown Institute-Wilkins Township

Sanford-Brown Institute-Wilkins Township is an Associate's college with 96 students located in Pittsburgh, PA.

20
Selectivity
Offers Associate Degrees

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Stats

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Total Undergraduates 96
Gender 9% Male / 91% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 49% Full Time / 51% Part Time
Socio-Economic Diversity 88% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 44%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 1%
Ethnicity Unknown 38%
Black or African American 15%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Housing

Housing

School Publications

School Publications

Student Services

Student Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Medical/Clinical Assistant (31%), Surgical Technology/Technologist (31%), Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist (19%), Pharmacy Technician/Assistant (16%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid. Includes instruction in basic anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; medical law and ethics; patient psychology and communications; medical office procedures; and clinical diagnostic, examination, testing, and treatment procedures.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Assistants
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of pharmacists, to prepare medications, provide medications and related assistance to patients, and manage pharmacy clinical and business operations. Includes instruction in medical and pharmaceutical terminology, principles of pharmacology and pharmaceutics, drug identification, pharmacy laboratory procedures, prescription interpretation, patient communication and education, safety procedures, record-keeping, measurement and testing techniques, pharmacy business operations, prescription preparation, logistics and dispensing operations, and applicable standards and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Pharmacy Technicians
Prepare medications under the direction of a pharmacist. May measure, mix, count out, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications according to prescription orders.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to assist in developing respiratory care plans, administer respiratory care procedures, supervise personnel and equipment operation, maintain records, and consult with other health care team members. Includes instruction in the applied basic biomedical sciences; anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the respiratory system; clinical medicine; therapeutic procedures; clinical expressions; data collection and record-keeping; patient communication; equipment operation and maintenance; personnel supervision; and procedures for special population groups.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Respiratory Therapists
Assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders. Assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities, including the supervision of respiratory therapy technicians. Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; and select, assemble, check, and operate equipment.
Respiratory Therapy Technicians
Provide respiratory care under the direction of respiratory therapists and physicians.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and surgical nurses, to maintain, monitor, and enforce the sterile field and adherence to aseptic technique by preoperative, surgical team, and postoperative personnel. Includes instruction in instrument and equipment sterilization and handling, surgical supplies management, wound exposure and closure, surgical computer and robot operation and monitoring, maintenance of hemostasis, and patient and team scrubbing.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Surgical Technologists
Assist in operations, under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel. May help set up operating room, prepare and transport patients for surgery, adjust lights and equipment, pass instruments and other supplies to surgeons and surgeon's assistants, hold retractors, cut sutures, and help count sponges, needles, supplies, and instruments.

Administration and Faculty

Administration and Faculty

President R. Thomas Contrella
Accredited by Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
Full-time Faculty 6
Student : Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 33 : 66
Percentage of Faculty Members
No Status Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 20/100
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Selectivity

Admission Considerations

Very Important: Rigor Of Secondary School Record

Important: Interview

Also Considered: Work Experience, Volunteer Work, Talent Ability, Standardized Test Scores, Recommendations, Extracurricular Activities, Character Personal Qualities

Other Application Information: SAT ACT

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $14,272 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $14,631
$30K-$48K $15,044
$48K-$75K $16,893
$75K-$110K $19,693
$110K+ $19,693

Sticker Price

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $14,041 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,349
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $14,041 $20,390

Students Receiving Aid

91% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 91% $9,317
Federal Scholarships/Grants 88% $4,946
Institutional Grants 3% $1,155
Other Federal Grants 45% $380
Pell Grants 88% $4,749
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 15% $3,700
Student Loans 91% $9,317

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

19% of students graduated on time.

57% of students graduated in six years.

Rankings

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