Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia

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2017 Average Net Price

$21,987

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

424

100% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

51.6%

259 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 284 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia. 71.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (177 degrees), 2.85 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (62 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia is $0, which is $-14,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia is $0, which is $-14,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,987.

In 2017, 81% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 82% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$21,987

2017 Value

6.45%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,987. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia grew by 6.45%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

81%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

82%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

81% of undergraduate students at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 15.7% with respect to 2016, when 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia has a total enrollment of 424 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia is 424 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.9% Black or African American, 17% Hispanic or Latino, 4.95% White, 1.18% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (49.5%), followed by Black or African American Male (23.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.1%). 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-Philadelphia, both undergraduate and graduate, is 424 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia is 424 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%

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-Philadelphia was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    309

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    72

  3. White

    21

The enrolled student population at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia is 72.9% Black or African American, 17% Hispanic or Latino, 4.95% White, 1.18% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 124 more women than men received degrees from Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia. The majority of degree recipients at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia are black or african american (177 degrees awarded). There were 2.85 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (62 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (55 degrees awarded), Health (198 degrees), and Protective Services (31 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-Philadelphia are Registered nurses (1,311,086 people), Software developers (419,270 people), Other managers (184,793 people), Medical & health services managers (143,632 people), and Pharmacists (131,122 people).

The most specialized majors at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia are Construction (55 degrees awarded), Health (198 degrees), Protective Services (31 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-Philadelphia are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia are Construction (55 degrees awarded), Health (198 degrees), Protective Services (31 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-Philadelphia are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,479,648 people), Computer Systems Design (492,524 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (328,254 people), Elementary & secondary schools (311,641 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (221,821 people).

The most specialized majors at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia are Construction (55 degrees awarded), Health (198 degrees), Protective Services (31 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-Philadelphia.

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-Philadelphia was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 80

  2. 204

In 2017, 80 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia, which is 0.392 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (204).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 51 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia in Electrician, which is 12.8 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 99 degrees were awarded to women at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia in Medical Assistant, which is 6.6 times more than the 15 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%

100% Completion Time

41%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 26% of students graduating from Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 41% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 42% within 200%.

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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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia is Female and Asian (75% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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, 0.772% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    177 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    62 degrees awarded

  3. White

    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia is black or african american (177 degrees awarded). There were 2.85 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (62 degrees).

6.34% of degree recipients (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    127 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    50 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    45 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia is black or african american female (127 degrees awarded). There were 2.54 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (50 degrees).

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Operations

Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia 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 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia employs 7 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia are Male No academic ranks (4), Female No academic ranks(3), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 15 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 5 employees, and Management with 2 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

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

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields 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-Philadelphia 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

$2.75M

2017 Salaries

2.36%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia paid a median of $2.75M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 2.36% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.88% decline from 2015 and a 12% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$414k

Instructional Salaries

7

Number of Employees

In 2017, Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia paid a total of $414k to 7 employees working as instructors, which represents 15% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $318k (20.1%) for similar Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

7 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

15 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia were No academic rank with 7 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 15 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 5 employees; and Management 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-Philadelphia was Male No academic rank with 4 employees, Female No academic rank with 3 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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