How to Apply to Sanford Brown Institute

By Rhonda Campbell

  • Overview

    Sanford Brown Institute has schools located throughout the United States of America, particularly in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Tampa and New York City. The school which specializes in health care education and training is accredited by various reputable higher learning organizations including Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), a national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (DOE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
    How to Apply to Sanford Brown Institute
    How to Apply to Sanford Brown Institute
    • Step 1

      Study the school's history and the catalog program offerings to make sure the college offerings meet your needs. Different school locations provide different program offerings. General program offerings include Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Cardiovascular Technology, Surgical Technology, Medical Assistant, Medical Billing and Coding, Massage Therapy and Pharmacy Technician. To get a complete listing of course offerings contact the school.
    • Step 2

      Complete the necessary admissions forms and tests. Students who will be 18 years or older at the start of the clinical externship program can apply to Sanford-Brown Institute. Additional admissions requirements include an enrollment agreement (for students who are less than 18 years old at the time of application), high school diploma or equivalency and statement of general health which the student signs. Certain programs like Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Cardiovascular Technology have additional admissions requirements. Sanford Brown Institute encourages students from around the world to apply for admission. After students meet the necessary admissions requirements, acceptance into a program is granted on space availability.


    • Step 3

      Successfully complete an interview with a Sanford Brown Institute official.
    • Step 4

      Transferring students will also need to submit transcripts from the school they are transferring to Sanford Brown Institute from.
    • Step 5

      Contact the admissions office and ask about details around applying to the school program you are interested in being admitted to. As of January 2007, the school charged a $25 admission fee. Average cost of tuition in 2007 was $13,230. More specialized programs like Cardiovascular Technology are more expensive. In January 2007 both the Cardiovascular Technology and Diagnostic Medical Sonography programs cost $34,675.
    • Step 6

      Take advantage of financial aid that Sanford Brown Institute offers. To apply for financial aid directly through the school, contact the school's Financial Aid office and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Financial aid programs used and accepted at Sanford Brown Institute include the: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Federal Stafford Loans, Federal Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS), private loans, employer reimbursement, veterans benefits and agency funding (Vocational Rehabilitation, Workforce Investment Act).
    • Step 7

      Apply for one of Sanford Brown Institute's scholarships such as the Family Scholarship which is granted in the amount of $1,000. The Family Scholarship is open to immediate family members of students currently attending the school. There is also the Military and Dependent Scholarship, which is granted in the amount of $1,000. Immediate dependents of military personnel are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
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