Brightwood College-Vista

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2017 Average Net Price

$25,727

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

495

100% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

83%

367 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 458 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brightwood College-Vista. 79.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 20.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (210 degrees), 1.79 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (117 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Brightwood College-Vista 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-Vista 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 $25,727.

In 2017, 81% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 72% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$25,727

2017 Value

9.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Brightwood College-Vista had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,727. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Brightwood College-Vista grew by 9.3%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

81%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

72%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

81% of undergraduate students at Brightwood College-Vista received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 6.58% with respect to 2016, when 76% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Brightwood College-Vista has a total enrollment of 495 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood College-Vista is 495 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood College-Vista are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brightwood College-Vista, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47.9% Hispanic or Latino, 29.5% White, 7.27% Black or African American, 7.07% Asian, 2.63% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 2.63% Two or More Races, and 2.22% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Brightwood College-Vista in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (40%), followed by White Female (23.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (7.88%). 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-Vista, both undergraduate and graduate, is 495 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood College-Vista is 495 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood College-Vista are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%

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-Vista was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Brightwood College-Vista 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

    237

  2. White

    146

  3. Black or African American

    36

The enrolled student population at Brightwood College-Vista is 47.9% Hispanic or Latino, 29.5% White, 7.27% Black or African American, 7.07% Asian, 2.63% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 2.63% Two or More Races, and 2.22% 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, 268 more women than men received degrees from Brightwood College-Vista. The majority of degree recipients at Brightwood College-Vista are hispanic or latino (210 degrees awarded). There were 1.79 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (117 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Brightwood College-Vista, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (446 degrees awarded) and Protective Services (12 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-Vista are Registered nurses (1,301,801 people), Medical & health services managers (138,889 people), Pharmacists (129,593 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (120,652 people), and Police officers (119,106 people).

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Vista are Health (446 degrees awarded) and Protective Services (12 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-Vista are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Vista are Health (446 degrees awarded) and Protective Services (12 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-Vista are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,429,082 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (304,804 people), Elementary & secondary schools (258,792 people), Outpatient care centers (203,576 people), and Offices of physicians (188,245 people).

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Vista are Health (446 degrees awarded) and Protective Services (12 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-Vista.

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

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 95

  2. 363

In 2017, 95 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood College-Vista, which is 0.262 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (363).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 52 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood College-Vista in Medical Assistant, which is 0.359 times less than the 145 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 145 degrees were awarded to women at Brightwood College-Vista in Medical Assistant, which is 2.79 times more than the 52 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

63%

100% Completion Time

70%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 63% of students graduating from Brightwood College-Vista completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 70% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 77% 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.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Brightwood College-Vista is Male and Two or More Races (100% 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, 5.18% of graduates (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    210 degrees awarded

  2. White

    117 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    49 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brightwood College-Vista is hispanic or latino (210 degrees awarded). There were 1.79 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (117 degrees).

10.7% of degree recipients (49 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    175 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    96 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Brightwood College-Vista is hispanic or latino female (175 degrees awarded). There were 1.82 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (96 degrees).

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Operations

Brightwood College-Vista 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-Vista had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Brightwood College-Vista employs 18 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Brightwood College-Vista are Female No academic ranks (13), Male No academic ranks(5), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood College-Vista are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 14 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 5 employees, and Management with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Brightwood College-Vista has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Brightwood College-Vista 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 College-Vista 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

$4.35M

2017 Salaries

0.371%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Brightwood College-Vista paid a median of $4.35M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 0.371% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.71% decline from 2015 and a 4.23% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.18M

Instructional Salaries

18

Number of Employees

In 2017, Brightwood College-Vista paid a total of $1.18M to 18 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.1% 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

18 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

14 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Brightwood College-Vista were No academic rank with 18 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood College-Vista were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 14 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 5 employees; and Management with 3 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-Vista was Female No academic rank with 13 employees, Male No academic rank with 5 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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