Brightwood College-Friendswood

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2017 Average Net Price

$21,807

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

168

100% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

79.1%

125 Graduates

About

Brightwood College-Friendswood is a higher education institution located in Harris County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Brightwood College-Friendswood were .

In 2017, 139 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brightwood College-Friendswood. 93.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 6.47% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (47 degrees), 1.07 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (44 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Brightwood College-Friendswood is $0, which is $-11,737 less than the national average for ($11,738).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Brightwood College-Friendswood is $0, which is $-11,737 less than the national average for ($11,738).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,807.

In 2017, 81% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 75% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$21,807

2017 Value

4.75%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Brightwood College-Friendswood had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,807. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Brightwood College-Friendswood grew by 4.75%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

81%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

75%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

81% of undergraduate students at Brightwood College-Friendswood received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 5.19% with respect to 2016, when 77% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Brightwood College-Friendswood has a total enrollment of 168 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood College-Friendswood is 168 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood College-Friendswood are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brightwood College-Friendswood, both undergraduate and graduate, is 34.5% Hispanic or Latino, 29.8% Black or African American, 28% White, 2.98% Asian, 2.38% Two or More Races, 0.595% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.595% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Brightwood College-Friendswood in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (33.3%), followed by White Female (27.4%) and Black or African American Female (27.4%). 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 College-Friendswood, both undergraduate and graduate, is 168 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood College-Friendswood is 168 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood College-Friendswood are enrolled full-time compared with 74.1% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

85%

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 College-Friendswood was 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (77%), Brightwood College-Friendswood had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    58

  2. Black or African American

    50

  3. White

    47

The enrolled student population at Brightwood College-Friendswood is 34.5% Hispanic or Latino, 29.8% Black or African American, 28% White, 2.98% Asian, 2.38% Two or More Races, 0.595% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.595% 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 is 41.5% White, 26.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 19.2% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 121 more women than men received degrees from Brightwood College-Friendswood. The majority of degree recipients at Brightwood College-Friendswood are white (47 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (44 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Brightwood College-Friendswood, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (139 degrees awarded).

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 College-Friendswood are Registered nurses (1,293,105 people), Medical & health services managers (134,634 people), Pharmacists (128,892 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (120,345 people), and Physicians (99,786 people).

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Friendswood are Health (139 degrees awarded).

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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 College-Friendswood are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Friendswood are Health (139 degrees awarded).

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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 College-Friendswood are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,404,787 people), Elementary & secondary schools (203,475 people), Outpatient care centers (190,696 people), Offices of physicians (183,832 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (124,020 people).

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Friendswood are Health (139 degrees awarded).

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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 College-Friendswood.

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 College-Friendswood was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 9

  2. 130

In 2017, 9 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood College-Friendswood, which is 0.0692 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (130).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 4 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood College-Friendswood in Dental Assisting, which is 0.16 times less than the 25 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 77 degrees were awarded to women at Brightwood College-Friendswood in Medical Assistant, which is 19.3 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

55%

100% Completion Time

66%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 55% of students graduating from Brightwood College-Friendswood completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 68% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Brightwood College-Friendswood is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all , 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, 48.8% of graduates (61 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    47 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    44 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brightwood College-Friendswood is white (47 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (44 degrees).

1.44% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    44 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    40 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    39 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Brightwood College-Friendswood is white female (44 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (40 degrees).

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Operations

Brightwood College-Friendswood 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 0.0457% average return ($6.76k on $14.8M) across all .

In 2017, Brightwood College-Friendswood had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Brightwood College-Friendswood employs 5 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Brightwood College-Friendswood are Female No academic ranks (4), Male No academic ranks(1), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood College-Friendswood are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 8 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 College-Friendswood has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Brightwood College-Friendswood stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting) 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 College-Friendswood 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

$951k

2017 Salaries

4.6%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Brightwood College-Friendswood paid a median of $951k in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 4.6% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 13.7% decline from 2015 and a 11.7% decline from 2014.

The median for similar is 574k (13.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$242k

Instructional Salaries

5

Number of Employees

In 2017, Brightwood College-Friendswood paid a total of $242k to 5 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $296k (51.6%) for similar Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting).

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

5 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

8 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Brightwood College-Friendswood were No academic rank with 5 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood College-Friendswood were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 8 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. Female No academic rank

  2. Male No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Brightwood College-Friendswood was Female No academic rank with 4 employees, Male No academic rank with 1 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Brightwood College-Friendswood.

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