Brightwood College-Laredo

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2017 Average Net Price

$18,477

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

204

100% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

62.7%

128 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 200 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brightwood College-Laredo. 79.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 20.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (199 degrees), 199 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (1 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Brightwood College-Laredo 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-Laredo 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 $18,477.

In 2017, 85% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 81% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$18,477

2017 Value

5.87%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Brightwood College-Laredo had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,477. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Brightwood College-Laredo grew by 5.87%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

81%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Brightwood College-Laredo received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 25% with respect to 2016, when 68% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Brightwood College-Laredo has a total enrollment of 204 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood College-Laredo is 204 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood College-Laredo are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brightwood College-Laredo, both undergraduate and graduate, is 98% Hispanic or Latino, 0.98% White, 0.49% Asian, 0.49% 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-Laredo in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (77.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (20.6%) and White Female (0.49%). 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-Laredo, both undergraduate and graduate, is 204 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood College-Laredo is 204 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood College-Laredo are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%

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-Laredo was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Brightwood College-Laredo 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

    200

  2. White

    2

  3. Asian

    1

The enrolled student population at Brightwood College-Laredo is 98% Hispanic or Latino, 0.98% White, 0.49% Asian, 0.49% 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 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 118 more women than men received degrees from Brightwood College-Laredo. The majority of degree recipients at Brightwood College-Laredo are hispanic or latino (199 degrees awarded). There were 199 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (1 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Brightwood College-Laredo, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (166 degrees awarded), Protective Services (18 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (7 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-Laredo are Registered nurses (1,389,068 people), Accountants & auditors (1,117,707 people), Other managers (741,411 people), Software developers (513,593 people), and Financial managers (441,407 people).

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Laredo are Health (166 degrees awarded), Protective Services (18 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (7 degrees), and Business (9 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-Laredo are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Laredo are Health (166 degrees awarded), Protective Services (18 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (7 degrees), and Business (9 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-Laredo are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,756,382 people), Computer Systems Design (873,611 people), Elementary & secondary schools (718,543 people), Banking & related activities (553,641 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (506,051 people).

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Laredo are Health (166 degrees awarded), Protective Services (18 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (7 degrees), and Business (9 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-Laredo.

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

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 41

  2. 159

In 2017, 41 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood College-Laredo, which is 0.258 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (159).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 14 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood College-Laredo in Medical Assistant, which is 0.151 times less than the 93 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 93 degrees were awarded to women at Brightwood College-Laredo in Medical Assistant, which is 6.64 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

48%

100% Completion Time

58%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 48% of students graduating from Brightwood College-Laredo completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 58% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 59% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Brightwood College-Laredo is Female and Asian (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, 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

    199 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    1 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brightwood College-Laredo is hispanic or latino (199 degrees awarded). There were 199 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (1 degrees).

0.5% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    159 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    40 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Brightwood College-Laredo is hispanic or latino female (159 degrees awarded). There were 3.98 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (40 degrees).

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Operations

Brightwood College-Laredo 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-Laredo had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Brightwood College-Laredo employs 9 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Brightwood College-Laredo are Female No academic ranks (8), Male No academic ranks(1), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood College-Laredo are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 7 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-Laredo has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Brightwood College-Laredo 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-Laredo 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

$1.34M

2017 Salaries

19.8%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Brightwood College-Laredo paid a median of $1.34M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 19.8% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.25% decline from 2015 and a 1.42% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$466k

Instructional Salaries

9

Number of Employees

In 2017, Brightwood College-Laredo paid a total of $466k to 9 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.7% 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

9 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

7 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Brightwood College-Laredo were No academic rank with 9 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood College-Laredo were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 7 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-Laredo was Female No academic rank with 8 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-Laredo.

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