Brightwood College-Arlington

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2017 Average Net Price

$20,987

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

246

100% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

70.5%

189 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 217 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brightwood College-Arlington. 79.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 20.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (76 degrees), 1.15 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (66 degrees).

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

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Brightwood College-Arlington 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 $20,987.

In 2017, 76% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 72% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$20,987

2017 Value

9.68%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Brightwood College-Arlington had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,987. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Brightwood College-Arlington grew by 9.68%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

76%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

72%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

76% of undergraduate students at Brightwood College-Arlington received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 13.4% with respect to 2016, when 67% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Brightwood College-Arlington has a total enrollment of 246 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood College-Arlington is 246 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood College-Arlington are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brightwood College-Arlington, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39.8% Black or African American, 34.1% Hispanic or Latino, 15.4% White, 2.85% Asian, 2.85% Two or More Races, 0.407% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Brightwood College-Arlington in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (30.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (28.9%) and White Female (12.6%). 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-Arlington, both undergraduate and graduate, is 246 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood College-Arlington is 246 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood College-Arlington are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%

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-Arlington was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Brightwood College-Arlington had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    98

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    84

  3. White

    38

The enrolled student population at Brightwood College-Arlington is 39.8% Black or African American, 34.1% Hispanic or Latino, 15.4% White, 2.85% Asian, 2.85% Two or More Races, 0.407% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. 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, 127 more women than men received degrees from Brightwood College-Arlington. The majority of degree recipients at Brightwood College-Arlington are hispanic or latino (76 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (66 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Brightwood College-Arlington, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (23 degrees awarded), Health (182 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support 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-Arlington are Registered nurses (1,301,712 people), Software developers (415,232 people), Other managers (140,435 people), Medical & health services managers (139,377 people), and Pharmacists (130,421 people).

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Arlington are Precision Production (23 degrees awarded), Health (182 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support 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-Arlington are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Arlington are Precision Production (23 degrees awarded), Health (182 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support 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-Arlington are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,454,187 people), Computer Systems Design (476,805 people), Elementary & secondary schools (254,289 people), Outpatient care centers (198,847 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (196,021 people).

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Arlington are Precision Production (23 degrees awarded), Health (182 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support 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-Arlington.

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

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 45

  2. 172

In 2017, 45 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood College-Arlington, which is 0.262 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (172).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 22 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood College-Arlington in Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology, which is 22 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 95 degrees were awarded to women at Brightwood College-Arlington in Medical Assistant, which is 11.9 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

43%

100% Completion Time

54%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 43% of students graduating from Brightwood College-Arlington completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 54% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 57% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Brightwood College-Arlington is Female 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, 5.29% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    76 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    66 degrees awarded

  3. White

    43 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brightwood College-Arlington is hispanic or latino (76 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (66 degrees).

10.1% of degree recipients (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    65 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    48 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Brightwood College-Arlington is hispanic or latino female (65 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (48 degrees).

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Operations

Brightwood College-Arlington 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 College-Arlington had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Brightwood College-Arlington employs 8 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Brightwood College-Arlington are Male No academic ranks (5), Female No academic ranks(3), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood College-Arlington are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 10 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 3 employees, and Management with 2 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

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

$1.66M

2017 Salaries

2.53%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Brightwood College-Arlington paid a median of $1.66M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 2.53% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.23% growth from 2015 and a 6.87% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$415k

Instructional Salaries

8

Number of Employees

In 2017, Brightwood College-Arlington paid a total of $415k to 8 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.9% 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

8 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

10 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Brightwood College-Arlington were No academic rank with 8 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood College-Arlington were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 10 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 3 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 College-Arlington was Male No academic rank with 5 employees, Female No academic rank with 3 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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