With campuses in Branford, Southington, and Windsor, Connecticut; Springfield Massachusetts; and Albany and Bohemia, New York, Branford Hall Career Institute is a private, for-profit technical institute devoted to providing students with the essentials they need to enter the professional fields of medical assisting or medical billing,
Externships are an important part of the educational experience here. These give students the opportunity to put their acquired skills to use in a real world medical environment before they graduate. Students tend to participate in their externship throughout their last term.
The institute operates on a continuous calendar system, and programs take between one and two academic years to complete. Both day and evening courses are offered.
The institute offers certificates in medical assistance and medical billing and coding, and is accredited to award diplomas by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.
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Admissions are non-competitive. Contact the admissions office for details and to register for classes.
Eligible students may apply to receive financial aid from a variety of sources. In order to apply to receive grant and/or loan awards, students must first fill out and submit the necessary paperwork and forms. After that, they can schedule a private meeting with an advisor from the Financial Aid Department to review their application and discuss their individual needs.
Financial support comes in a variety of forms, from a variety of sources and programs. There are funds available through federal financial aid programs, as well as financing plans that originate from the school itself. The William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) program and the Federal Family Education Loan program (FFEL) are two sources through which students can obtain Federal Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grants, SALLIE MAE student financing programs, and Federal Stafford Loans (FSL).
In some cases, a combination of several types of funding—including federal and private—may be available according to the student’s needs and qualifications.
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Overall, enrollment is between 100 and 150 students. The student body is fairly diverse, with about 35% of the students identifying themselves as White Non-Hispanic, about 25 % Black Non-Hispanic, and between 35 and 40% “other” or “unknown.”
The student body has a very high female to male ratio, with almost 95% female students.
Student services include academic and career counseling, career placement, and a library facility. The Career Services department helps students obtain externships to serve while they are still in school, as well as assisting them in their job searches by helping them find entry-level positions for them to enter upon finishing their programs.
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