Brightwood College-San Diego

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2017 Average Net Price

$26,449

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

912

100% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

86.2%

219 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 641 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brightwood College-San Diego. 78% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 22% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (238 degrees), 1.61 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (148 degrees).

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

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Brightwood College-San Diego 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 $26,449.

In 2017, 66% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 69% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$26,449

2017 Value

9.35%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Brightwood College-San Diego had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,449. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Brightwood College-San Diego grew by 9.35%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

66%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

69%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

66% of undergraduate students at Brightwood College-San Diego received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 3.13% with respect to 2016, when 64% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Brightwood College-San Diego has a total enrollment of 912 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood College-San Diego is 912 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood College-San Diego are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brightwood College-San Diego, both undergraduate and graduate, is 33.1% Hispanic or Latino, 23.1% White, 21.8% Asian, 8.22% Black or African American, 1.86% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.75% Two or More Races, and 0.11% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Brightwood College-San Diego in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (26%), followed by White Female (18.1%) and Asian Female (15.5%). 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-San Diego, both undergraduate and graduate, is 912 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood College-San Diego is 912 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood College-San Diego are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

88%

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-San Diego was 88%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Brightwood College-San Diego 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

    302

  2. White

    211

  3. Asian

    199

The enrolled student population at Brightwood College-San Diego is 33.1% Hispanic or Latino, 23.1% White, 21.8% Asian, 8.22% Black or African American, 1.86% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.75% Two or More Races, and 0.11% 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.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 90 students (9.87%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 359 more women than men received degrees from Brightwood College-San Diego. The majority of degree recipients at Brightwood College-San Diego are hispanic or latino (238 degrees awarded). There were 1.61 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (148 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Brightwood College-San Diego, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (612 degrees awarded), Protective Services (15 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (14 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 College-San Diego 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 College-San Diego are Health (612 degrees awarded), Protective Services (15 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (14 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 College-San Diego are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-San Diego are Health (612 degrees awarded), Protective Services (15 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (14 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 College-San Diego 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 College-San Diego are Health (612 degrees awarded), Protective Services (15 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (14 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 College-San Diego.

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-San Diego was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 141

  2. 500

In 2017, 141 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood College-San Diego, which is 0.282 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (500).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Brightwood College-San Diego by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood College-San Diego in Registered Nursing, which is 0.387 times less than the 111 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 111 degrees were awarded to women at Brightwood College-San Diego in Registered Nursing, which is 2.58 times more than the 43 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

66%

100% Completion Time

68%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 66% of students graduating from Brightwood College-San Diego completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 68% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 73% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Special Focus Institutions 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.

White Male

Highest Graduation Rate (91.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Brightwood College-San Diego is Male and White (91.7% 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, 6.85% of graduates (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    238 degrees awarded

  2. White

    148 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    121 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brightwood College-San Diego is hispanic or latino (238 degrees awarded). There were 1.61 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (148 degrees).

9.05% of degree recipients (58 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    194 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    114 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    87 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Brightwood College-San Diego is hispanic or latino female (194 degrees awarded). There were 1.7 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (114 degrees).

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Operations

Brightwood College-San Diego 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 College-San Diego had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Brightwood College-San Diego employs 37 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Brightwood College-San Diego are Female No academic ranks (33), Male No academic ranks(4), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood College-San Diego are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 17 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 10 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 6 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Brightwood College-San Diego has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Brightwood College-San Diego 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: Health Professions 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-San Diego 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

$6.72M

2017 Salaries

4.49%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Brightwood College-San Diego paid a median of $6.72M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 4.49% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 12.5% decline from 2015 and a 5.34% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.79M

Instructional Salaries

37

Number of Employees

In 2017, Brightwood College-San Diego paid a total of $2.79M to 37 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $656k (28.3%) for similar Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

37 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

17 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Brightwood College-San Diego were No academic rank with 37 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood College-San Diego were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 17 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 10 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 6 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-San Diego was Female No academic rank with 33 employees, Male No academic rank with 4 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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