Academic Flexibility

Location
Pittsburgh, PA
Undergrads
395
Tuition
$12,774
Admission Difficulty
Very Easy
Branch Campus Of
Sanford-Brown College
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3 College Senior

Academic Flexibility: I'm extremely happy they have weekend schedules for people that have other commitments during the week, like me I work full-time, but the way the externship program works sucks. They expect us to come in on Fridays for 10 weeks for 4 hours for clinical review but my job won't allow me to miss 4 hours every Friday for 10 weeks.

4 College Senior

Academic Flexibility: I enjoy my school. They have helped me out in a lot of financial situations. I'm 56 years old and trying to get a better education, so I can make better money. So far my grades are very good and hopefully will stay that way. I just need help with financing my education.

1 College Senior

Academic Flexibility: There is no flexibility at all at my school. It is a proprietary school and does not run like an average college. Each program has its own syllabus and classes run right in succession, every 5 or 10 week term. If someone fails a class, you have to wait for it to come around again with the class of students behind you. For example, if you fail a DMS class, you have to wait 9 months for it to run again with the new class.

3 College Senior

Academic Flexibility: Not Very Easy – There is no flexibility as far as the times in which you can take your classes. That is one of the reasons I am applying for scholarships as I have not been able to work because there is no flexibility in the classes. The school did not take my credits from Pit as they are 10 years old, therefore I had to retake all of the my gen-ed classes which cost me more money and time.

1 College Senior

Academic Flexibility: Sanford Brown Monroeville, PA – I have a very large class. At one point every single person has had an issue with financial aide. They seem to just want your money and could care less about how your actually doing. Limited resources available. I cannot wait to be done!!

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  • 107th
    Most Flexible Class Schedules

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Facts & Statistics

Special Credit Opportunities
Advanced Placement (AP) Credits: No
Dual Credit: No
Life Experience Credits: No

Student Polls

Describe the ease of the following    Based on 9 responses

Very hard
Very easy
  • Attending classes
  • Completing and submitting assignments
  • Enrollment process
  • Receiving financial aid
  • Scheduling classes
  • Transferring credits

How flexible are the school's administrators and faculty?    Based on 6 responses

  • 0% They are not flexible at all.
  • 33% It really depends on the person I'm dealing with.
  • 17% The teachers are very flexible, but the administration is not.
  • 0% The administration is flexible, but the teachers are not.
  • 50% They make reasonable accommodations to work around my life/schedule.

How were your transfer credits awarded?    Based on 7 responses

  • 57% I'm a first-time student, so I had no credits to transfer.
  • 29% None of my credits transferred.
  • 0% They only replaced electives.
  • 0% They only replaced core classes/degree requirements.
  • 14% They replaced both electives and degree requirements.

Did your school follow through with granting you the credit they estimated before you started?    Based on 7 responses

  • 43% Non-applicable
  • 14% No
  • 43% Yes

Can you reasonably schedule classes around your work and family commitments?    Based on 7 responses

  • 43% No, I've had to completely reshuffle my personal schedule to get to classes.
  • 14% Some days I can, other days I can't.
  • 43% Yes, there is a wide range of evening and weekend classes available.
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