Pittsburgh Career Institute

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 2-year

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The Sanford-Brown Institute equips students for careers in a variety of health and business professions. The school produces professionals who are able to grow,; adapt and contribute to the larger community of health and business professions. The Sanford-Brown Institute serves students from diverse backgrounds by delivering high-quality,; career-oriented programs and services in a supportive,; student-oriented environment.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$15,064

Out of state

$15,064
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
97%
Did not receive aid
3%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 77.0% $5,769
State/local grants 52.0% $2,439
Institutional grants 0.0% $0
Loans 94.0% $8,915

Financial aid resources

Paying for Two-Year College and Trade School

Find out what to know before you commit and ways to cover the costs, including financial aid, loans, grants and scholarships.

Applying for financial Aid

Review this step-by-step guide on everything you need to do to complete your application.

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
  • Surgical Technology/Technologist
  • Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • AGRICULTURAL/ANIMAL/PLANT/VETERINARY SCIENCE AND RELATED FIELDS
    • Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
      • 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. See other colleges that offer this major
  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
      • 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. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Surgical Technology/Technologist
      • 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. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
      • 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. Examples: [Vascular Sonography] See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Undergraduate acceptance rate

Acceptance rate
97.44%
  • Apply 156
  • Accepted 152
  • Attend 39

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$0
Graduate
No information

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Not applicable
  • High school GPA

    Not applicable
  • Recommendation letter

    Not applicable
  • Admissions test
    (SAT or ACT)

    Not applicable
  • TOEFL
    (international students)

    Recommended
  • Completion of college
    prep program

    Not applicable
  • Demonstration of
    competencies

    Not applicable
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
91%
Male Students
9%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian54.84%
  2. Black35.94%
  3. Hispanic/Latino3.23%
  4. Two Or More Ethnicities2.77%
  5. Asian2.3%
  6. Not Specified0.46%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.46%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

143

Undergraduate students

143

Attendance breakdown

Full time
81%
Part time
19%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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