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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
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:  City: Small
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  969 (301 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  16 to 1
Admissionswww.sans.edu/admissions/
Apply Onlineapplication.sans.edu/portal/edu
Financial Aid
Net Price Calculatorwww.sans.edu/admissions/tuition
Tuition Policies for Servicemembers and Veteranswww.sans.edu/veterans
Disability Serviceswww.sans.edu/students/services
Athletic Graduation Rates
Mission Statement
  www.sans.edu/about/mission
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – undergraduate programs offered
Distance education – graduate programs offered
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Placement services for completers
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services, Fall 2022
3% or less
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering and Other Technology-Related Schools
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students' federally guaranteed loans may be deferred while enrolled.
For-credit instruction programs offered
Occupational
Academic
Noncredit education offered
Institution does not offer noncredit education
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2022Full timePart time
Total faculty1150
Instructional0150
Research and public service10
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Average tuition and fees for academic year2023-2024
Undergraduate student tuition and fees
Tuition$20,250
Fees$0
Graduate student tuition and fees
Tuition$13,500
Fees$0
Alternative Tuition Plans and Promise Program
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition planX
  • Does not participate in Promise program
  • Undergraduate students may also be eligible to participate in our Income Share Agreement.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2022-2023
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber awarded aidPercent awarded aidTotal amount of aid awardedAverage amount of aid awarded
Degree/certificate-seeking
Grant or scholarship aid1155%$114,125$7,608
Pell grants00%$0
Federal student loans00%$0
Non-degree/non-certificate-seeking
Grant or scholarship aid100%$0
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid awarded, 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 2022-2023, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2022
Total enrollment969
Undergraduate enrollment301
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment96
Graduate enrollment668
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 45%
Part-time: 55%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 88%
Female: 12%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
Asian: 6%
Black or African American: 7%
Hispanic/Latino: 12%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 63%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
U.S. Nonresident: 6%
Undergraduate Student Age
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 10%
25 and over: 90%
Age unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2021.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled exclusively in distance education courses: 98%
Enrolled in some, but not all, distance education courses: 1%
Not enrolled in any distance education courses: 1%
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 88%
Part-time: 12%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled exclusively in distance education courses: 92%
Enrolled in some, but not all, distance education courses: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education courses: 8%
Undergraduate application fee (2023-2024): $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) 2022-2023
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramUndergraduate
Certificate
Postgraduate
Certificate
BachelorMaster
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance89d186d20d84d
Category total89d186d20d84d
Grand total891862084
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, 2022-2023
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 222
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 397
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance disbursed through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance disbursed through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $8,928
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $9,054
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution. Data on varsity athletics are submitted annually as required by the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA), by all co-educational postsecondary institutions that have an intercollegiate athletics program. For the most recent data collection, EADA did not collect data on varsity athletics for programs that were cancelled due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.
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.
  • No campus security data reported for this institution.
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.