Brightwood College-Brownsville

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N/A Undergraduate Tuition

$NaN

NaNN% growth from N/A

2016 Average Net Price

$18,015

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

32.1%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

222

100% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

63.5%

198 Graduates

About

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

In 2016, 261 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brightwood College-Brownsville. 55.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (250 degrees), 27.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (9 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Brightwood College-Brownsville is $NaN, which is $0 approximately the same the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Brightwood College-Brownsville is $NaN, which is $0 approximately the same the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,015.

In 2016, 73% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 68% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

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N/A Undergraduate Tuition

In N/A, the cost of tuition at Brightwood College-Brownsville was $NaN. The cost of tuition at Brightwood College-Brownsville is $0 approximately the same than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

$18,015

2016 Value

9.8%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Brightwood College-Brownsville had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,015. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Brightwood College-Brownsville grew by 9.8%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

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Room and Board

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Books and Supplies

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

68%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Brightwood College-Brownsville received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 9.88% with respect to 2015, when 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

32.1%

2015 Default Rate

283

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Brightwood College-Brownsville was 32.1%, which represents 283 out of the 882 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Brightwood College-Brownsville received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 222 students enrolled at Brightwood College-Brownsville in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Brightwood College-Brownsville has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

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Acceptance Rate in N/A

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In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Brightwood College-Brownsville was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Brightwood College-Brownsville in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Brightwood College-Brownsville has a total enrollment of 222 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood College-Brownsville is 222 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood College-Brownsville are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brightwood College-Brownsville, both undergraduate and graduate, is 97.3% Hispanic or Latino, 1.8% White, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Brightwood College-Brownsville in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (53.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (44.1%) and White Male (1.8%). 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-Brownsville, both undergraduate and graduate, is 222 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood College-Brownsville is 222 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood College-Brownsville are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

84%

2016 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-Brownsville was 84%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Brightwood College-Brownsville 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

    216

  2. White

    4

  3. Asian

    0

The enrolled student population at Brightwood College-Brownsville is 97.3% Hispanic or Latino, 1.8% White, 0% Asian, 0% Black or African American, 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 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 2 students (0.901%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 31 more women than men received degrees from Brightwood College-Brownsville. The majority of degree recipients at Brightwood College-Brownsville are hispanic or latino (250 degrees awarded). There were 27.8 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (9 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Brightwood College-Brownsville, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Mechanical Technologies (40 degrees awarded), Health (192 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (29 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-Brownsville are Registered nurses (1,241,087 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (411,885 people), Miscellaneous managers (173,998 people), Medical & health services managers (140,222 people), and Computer programmers (119,367 people).

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Brownsville are Mechanical Technologies (40 degrees awarded), Health (192 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (29 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Brownsville are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Brownsville are Mechanical Technologies (40 degrees awarded), Health (192 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (29 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Brownsville are Hospitals (1,435,050 people), Computer Systems Design (491,441 people), Elementary & secondary schools (228,449 people), Outpatient care centers (193,803 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (175,306 people).

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Brownsville are Mechanical Technologies (40 degrees awarded), Health (192 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (29 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-Brownsville.

Most Common

  1. N/A

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  2. N/A

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  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Brightwood College-Brownsville was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 115

  2. 146

In 2016, 115 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood College-Brownsville, which is 0.788 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (146).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 41 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood College-Brownsville in Medical Assistant, which is 0.366 times less than the 112 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 112 degrees were awarded to women at Brightwood College-Brownsville in Medical Assistant, which is 2.73 times more than the 41 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

69%

100% Completion Time

77%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 69% of students graduating from Brightwood College-Brownsville completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 77% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 78% 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 Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Brightwood College-Brownsville is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    250 degrees awarded

  2. White

    9 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brightwood College-Brownsville is hispanic or latino (250 degrees awarded). There were 27.8 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (9 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    141 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    109 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Brightwood College-Brownsville is hispanic or latino female (141 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (109 degrees).

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Operations

Brightwood College-Brownsville has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Brightwood College-Brownsville had a total expenditure of $3.64M. Of that $3.64M, they spent $1.55M on salaries and $3.64M on benefits.

Brightwood College-Brownsville employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Brightwood College-Brownsville are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood College-Brownsville are: Management, with 8 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 8 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Brightwood College-Brownsville has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Brightwood College-Brownsville 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Brightwood College-Brownsville 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

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$1.55M

Salary Expenditure

$3.64M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Brightwood College-Brownsville had a total expenditure of $3.64M. Of that $3.64M, they spent $1.55M on salaries and $3.64M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$1.55M

2015 Salaries

11%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Brightwood College-Brownsville paid a median of $1.55M in salaries, which represents 42.5% of their overall expenditure ($3.64M) and a 11% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from 2013 and a 0% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$106k

Instructional Salaries

3

Number of Employees

In 2015, Brightwood College-Brownsville paid a total of $106k to 3 employees working as instructors, which represents 6.82% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

8 Employees

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In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood College-Brownsville were Management with 8 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 8 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

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