About Us

For over 145 years, Sanford-Brown has been helping adult students achieve their educational goals. Every aspect of the Sanford-Brown experience is designed to help you excel in your studies, gain confidence, and achieve your personal vision of success.

  • We surround every student with an unmatched level of personal support, whether it’s tutoring, financial aid planning, job interview tips, or even help writing a resumé.
  • Inside the classroom we emphasize hands-on training, access to current technologies, and faculty with real-world experience, all of which make our programs relevant to your training.
  • We maintain strong ties with the local business community, offering externships and keeping our fingers on the pulse of the local job market.

In 2014, Sanford-Brown merged with the International Academy of Design & Technology (IADT) and Brown College to form a stronger, more diverse institution. Today, depending on the location, Sanford-Brown campuses may offer Health, Design, Technology and/or Business programs, among others.

If you’re ready to improve your career future, then Sanford-Brown is ready to provide a robust educational experience that’s entirely centered on you and your success.

  • The New Sanford-Brown

    In March 2014, Sanford-Brown expanded its mission and united the International Academy of Design and Technology (IADT) in Chicago, Las Vegas, Orlando, Seattle, San Antonio and Tampa and Brown College in Mendota Heights and Brooklyn Center, Minnesota under the Sanford-Brown name. Have questions? Click here to learn more . . .

  • History & Mission

    The Sanford-Brown name represents a network of private colleges and schools across the United States, all of which are dedicated to providing career-focused education to diverse student population. Click here to learn more.

  • Why Choose Sanford-Brown?

    The reasons people choose Sanford-Brown are as diverse as the career-motivated individuals who comprise our student population. From the supportive nature of our student-focused approach to the flexible schedules of the programs we offer, there are a lot of valid reasons to find yourself at Sanford-Brown! Click here to learn more.

  • Community Partners

    One of the unique advantages of Sanford-Brown is our established network of hospital and community facilities with which we coordinate student externships for practical experience with real patients. Click here to learn more.

  • Social Responsibility

    Sanford-Brown is proud to encourage our faculty, staff and students to get involved in our community. We remain committed to partnering with other organizations to enhance the quality of life for individuals and families in need. Click here to learn more.

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