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Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh

Sanford-Brown Institute-Pittsburgh is an Associate's college with 438 students located in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Selectivity
Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 438
Gender 12% Male / 88% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 56% Full Time / 44% Part Time
Socio-Economic Diversity 92% 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 31%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Ethnicity Unknown 18%
Black or African American 47%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Medical/Clinical Assistant (30%), Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant (26%), Anesthesiologist Assistant (15%), Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician (11%), Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer (8%), Legal Assistant/Paralegal (6%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to assist anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists in developing and implementing patient anesthesia care plans, including preoperative, surgical theater, recovery room, and postoperative/intensive care procedures. Includes instruction in patient data collection, catheter insertion, airway management and drug administration, assisting the administration and monitoring of regional and peripheral nerve blockades, support therapy, adjusting anesthetic levels during surgery, interoperative monitoring, postoperative procedures, pain clinics and patient education, and administrative tasks.

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 physicians, to utilize medical ultrasound techniques to gather sonographic data used to diagnose a variety of conditions and diseases. Includes instruction in obtaining, reviewing, and integrating patient histories and data; patient instruction and care; anatomic, physiologic and pathologic data recording; sonographic data processing; sonography equipment operation; and professional standards and ethics.

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.
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
Produce ultrasonic recordings of internal organs for use by physicians.

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 physicians, to provide medical imaging services to patients and attending health care professionals. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, patient positioning, radiographic technique, radiation biology, safety and emergency procedures, equipment operation and maintenance, quality assurance, patient education, and medical imaging/radiologic services management.

Job Opportunities:

Radiologic Technologists
Take x rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's blood stream for diagnostic purposes. Includes technologists who specialize in other scanning modalities.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of veterinarians, laboratory animal specialists, and zoological professionals, to provide patient management, care, and clinical procedures assistance as well as owner communication. Includes instruction in animal nursing care, animal health and nutrition, animal handling, clinical pathology, radiology, anesthesiology, dental prophylaxis, surgical assisting, clinical laboratory procedures, office administration skills, patient and owner management, 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.
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
Perform medical tests in a laboratory environment for use in the treatment and diagnosis of diseases in animals. Prepare vaccines and serums for prevention of diseases. Prepare tissue samples, take blood samples, and execute laboratory tests, such as urinalysis and blood counts. Clean and sterilize instruments and materials and maintain equipment and machines. May assist a veterinarian during surgery.

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Administration & Faculty

President Patti Yakshe
Accredited by Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Full-time Faculty 10
Student : Faculty Ratio 25 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 50 : 50
Percentage of Faculty Members
No Status Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Selectivity

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $14,411 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $14,122
$30K-$48K $14,325
$48K-$75K $20,044
$75K-$110K $20,044
$110K+ $20,044

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $13,575, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $13,575 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,559
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $13,575 $20,134

Students Receiving Aid

92% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 98% $9,867
Federal Scholarships/Grants 92% $5,673
Other Federal Grants 8% $1,500
Other Loans 4% $6,766
Pell Grants 92% $5,536
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 4% $4,675
Student Loans 98% $10,155

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

7% of students graduated on time.

40% of students graduated in six years.

56% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

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