Bradford School (Columbus)
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|2469 Stelzer Rd. Columbus, OH 43219
|Type||Two-Year College, not accredited|
|President||Mr. Dennis Bartels|
|Programs||Graphic Design, Culinary and Health Care|
Bradford School is a small career college located in Columbus, Ohio near the well-known Easton Town Center. It originally was founded in 1911 and moved to its current suburban campus location in 2003. It has on-campus housing for students but more than half of students live in the Columbus area and commute.
Bradford awards both diplomas and applied science associate degrees.
Bradford School has an undergraduate population of 443. Of 1,543 applicants, 689 (or 45%) were admitted.
Bradford School provides career-focused courses to high school graduates. Students can graduate in 10–12 months by earning a diploma. Associate of Applied Science degree programs can be completed in 16–20 months. Bradford groups its five major areas of study into three main categories: Graphic Design, Health Care, and Culinary Arts. These major areas are listed below.
- Graphic Design
- Medical Assisting
- Physical Therapist Assistant
- Veterinary Technology
- Culinary Arts
One of seven Vet Tech Institute campuses,(VTI)at Bradford School offers students hands-on learning in an 18-month Associate of Applied Science degree program. The facility contains an on-site kennel, well equipped laboratory and animal science classrooms, and X-ray and surgical suites. Students work with many different kinds of animals and are supervised by on-staff veterinarians and registered veterinary technicians. Completion of the school's American Veterinary Medical Association accredited program qualifies an individual to take the national licensing exam to become a registered veterinary technician. During the last semester, students complete an off-site externship, coordinated by the institute.
The Columbus Culinary Institute (CCI) is a division of the Bradford School, and is located on their campus. Bradford's dormitories are available for students, but more than half of the students live in the Columbus area and commute. The program has an undergraduate population of 150. A high school diploma is a prerequisite, and 54% of applicants are accepted to the program. Nearly all graduates are placed in jobs.
The culinary arts associate degree program requires 18-months to complete. The culinary arts diploma program requires 12-months to complete. Much of the curriculum involves hands-on instruction in five new kitchens modeled after professional facilities. Academic courses focus on culinary arts knowledge. During the last semester of the associate degree program, students complete an off-site externship, coordinated by the institute.
Columbus Culinary Institute
Columbus Culinary Institute is a small, private, culinary arts career college located in Columbus, OH. A division of Bradford School, it is located on Bradford’s suburban campus near the well-known Easton Town Center. It has on-campus housing for students but more than half of students come from the Columbus area.
CCI awards associate degrees to graduates.
Student Body, Admissions, and Outcomes
Columbus Culinary Institute has an undergraduate population of 150. Of 681 applicants, 368 (or 54%) were admitted.