Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg

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2017 Average Net Price

$20,855

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

178

100% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

68.9%

84 Graduates

About

Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg is a higher education institution located in Dauphin County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg were .

In 2017, 128 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg. 90.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 9.38% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (45 degrees), 1.22 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (37 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg is $0, which is $-7,414 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg is $0, which is $-7,414 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,855.

In 2017, 77% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 81% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$20,855

2017 Value

9.86%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,855. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg grew by 9.86%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

77%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

81%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 77% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

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N/A Default Rate

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Number of Defaults

In N/A the default rate for borrower's at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg was N/A%, which represents N/A out of the N/A total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg has a total enrollment of 178 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg is 178 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg, both undergraduate and graduate, is 37.1% White, 28.7% Black or African American, 14.6% Hispanic or Latino, 3.93% Two or More Races, 2.81% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (25.8%), followed by Black or African American Female (25.3%) and White Male (11.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg, both undergraduate and graduate, is 178 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg is 178 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    66

  2. Black or African American

    51

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    26

The enrolled student population at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg is 37.1% White, 28.7% Black or African American, 14.6% Hispanic or Latino, 3.93% Two or More Races, 2.81% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 104 more women than men received degrees from Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg. The majority of degree recipients at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg are white (45 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (37 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (124 degrees awarded), Protective Services (4 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg are Registered nurses (1,310,408 people), Software developers (419,270 people), Other managers (176,471 people), Medical & health services managers (143,632 people), and Pharmacists (131,122 people).

The most specialized majors at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg are Health (124 degrees awarded), Protective Services (4 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg are Health (124 degrees awarded), Protective Services (4 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,478,482 people), Computer Systems Design (491,702 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (326,864 people), Elementary & secondary schools (309,606 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (220,028 people).

The most specialized majors at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg are Health (124 degrees awarded), Protective Services (4 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (0 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 12

  2. 116

In 2017, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg, which is 0.103 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (116).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 8 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg in Medical Assistant, which is 0.0741 times less than the 108 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 108 degrees were awarded to women at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg in Medical Assistant, which is 13.5 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

43%

100% Completion Time

58%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 43% of students graduating from Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 58% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 61% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 13.1% of graduates (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    45 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    37 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg is white (45 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (37 degrees).

11.7% of degree recipients (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    42 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    35 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg is white female (42 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (35 degrees).

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Operations

Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg employs 2 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg are Male No academic ranks (2), Female No academic ranks(0), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 7 employees, Management, with 2 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.1M

2017 Salaries

5.48%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg paid a median of $1.1M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 5.48% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 15.1% decline from 2015 and a 22.3% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$104k

Instructional Salaries

2

Number of Employees

In 2017, Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg paid a total of $104k to 2 employees working as instructors, which represents 9.53% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.95M (30.4%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

2 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

7 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg were No academic rank with 2 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 7 employees; Management with 2 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male No academic rank

  2. Female No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg was Male No academic rank with 2 employees, Female No academic rank with 0 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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