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IPEDS ID: 493895
OPE ID: 04266900
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SANS Technology Institute
11200 Rockville Pike, Suite 200, North Bethesda, Maryland 20852
General information:  (301) 654-7267
Website:  www.sans.edu/
Type:  4-year, Private for-profit
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:  Suburb: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  504 (131 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  5 to 1
Admissionswww.sans.edu/admissions/
Apply Onlineapply.sans.edu/
Net Price Calculatorwww.sans.edu/admissions/tuition
Tuition Policies for Servicemembers and Veteranswww.sans.edu/veterans
Disability Serviceswww.sans.edu/students/services
Mission Statement
  www.sans.edu/about/mission
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students' federally guaranteed loans may be deferred while enrolled.
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – undergraduate programs offered
Distance education – graduate programs offered
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2019Full timePart time
Total faculty2113
Instructional0113
Research and public service20
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2020-2021
Tuition$13,750
Fees$0
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2019-2020
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid10$0
Pell grants0$0
Federal student loans0$0
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in 2019-2020, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2019
Total enrollment504
Undergraduate enrollment131
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment131
Graduate enrollment373
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 100%
Part-time: 0%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 76%
Female: 24%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
Asian: 9%
Black or African American: 4%
Hispanic/Latino: 10%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 56%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 20%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student Age
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 34%
25 and over: 66%
Age unknown: 0%
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 100%
Part-time: 0%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 100%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 0%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 76%
Enrolled in some distance education: 4%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 20%
Undergraduate application fee (2020-2021): $35
  • This institution does not admit full-time first-time degree/certificate-seeking students, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
  • Institutions that did not offer undergraduate programs were not required to report Outcome Measures.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2019-2020
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramMasterUndergraduate
Certificate
Postgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance16392
Category total16392
Grand total16392
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2019-2020
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 31
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 373
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $6,502
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $7,610
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Middle States Commission on Higher EducationAccredited since ((!)11/21/2013)01/01/2027
Middle States Commission on Higher EducationPreaccredited (11/21/2013 - 11/21/2013)
  • (!) Estimated date
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/214689.
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Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
  • This institution is not found on the current Federal loan default rates database. Cohort Default Rate (CDR) data are not included when number of borrowers entering repayment includes 10 or fewer borrowers for all 3 cohort years.