Brightwood College-Las Vegas

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2017 Average Net Price
$21,009
After Financial Aid
2017 Enrolled Students
670
100% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
68.1%
448 Graduates

About

Brightwood College-Las Vegas is a higher education institution located in Clark County, NV. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Brightwood College-Las Vegas were .

In 2017, 439 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brightwood College-Las Vegas. 80% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 20% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (154 degrees), 1.59 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (97 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Brightwood College-Las Vegas 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-Las Vegas 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 $21,009.

In 2017, 77% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 76% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$21,009
2017 Value
6.86%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Brightwood College-Las Vegas had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,009. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Brightwood College-Las Vegas grew by 6.86%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

77%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
76%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Brightwood College-Las Vegas received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 16.7% with respect to 2016, when 66% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Brightwood College-Las Vegas has a total enrollment of 670 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood College-Las Vegas is 670 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood College-Las Vegas are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brightwood College-Las Vegas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 34.9% Black or African American, 31% Hispanic or Latino, 16.3% White, 7.91% Asian, 4.48% Two or More Races, 3.13% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Brightwood College-Las Vegas in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (29.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (24.9%) and White Female (14%). 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-Las Vegas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 670 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood College-Las Vegas is 670 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood College-Las Vegas are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
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-Las Vegas was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Brightwood College-Las Vegas 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
    234
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    208
  3. White
    109

The enrolled student population at Brightwood College-Las Vegas is 34.9% Black or African American, 31% Hispanic or Latino, 16.3% White, 7.91% Asian, 4.48% Two or More Races, 3.13% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 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, 263 more women than men received degrees from Brightwood College-Las Vegas. The majority of degree recipients at Brightwood College-Las Vegas are hispanic or latino (154 degrees awarded). There were 1.59 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (97 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Brightwood College-Las Vegas, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (398 degrees awarded), Protective Services (20 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (21 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-Las Vegas 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-Las Vegas are Health (398 degrees awarded), Protective Services (20 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (21 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-Las Vegas are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Las Vegas are Health (398 degrees awarded), Protective Services (20 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (21 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-Las Vegas 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-Las Vegas are Health (398 degrees awarded), Protective Services (20 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (21 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-Las Vegas.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Brightwood College-Las Vegas was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 88
  2. 351

In 2017, 88 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood College-Las Vegas, which is 0.251 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (351).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 41 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood College-Las Vegas in Medical Assistant, which is 0.225 times less than the 182 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 182 degrees were awarded to women at Brightwood College-Las Vegas in Medical Assistant, which is 4.44 times more than the 41 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

46%
100% Completion Time
57%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 46% of students graduating from Brightwood College-Las Vegas completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 57% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (82.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Brightwood College-Las Vegas is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (82.6% 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, 7.37% of graduates (33 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    154 degrees awarded
  2. White
    97 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    90 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brightwood College-Las Vegas is hispanic or latino (154 degrees awarded). There were 1.59 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (97 degrees).

6.83% of degree recipients (30 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    121 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    78 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    77 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Brightwood College-Las Vegas is hispanic or latino female (121 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (78 degrees).

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Operations

Brightwood College-Las Vegas 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 (NaNN%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Brightwood College-Las Vegas had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Brightwood College-Las Vegas employs 13 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Brightwood College-Las Vegas are Female No academic ranks (12), Male No academic ranks(1), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood College-Las Vegas 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 7 employees, and Management with 4 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2017 Endowment
0%
growth from 2016

Brightwood College-Las Vegas has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Brightwood College-Las Vegas stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM 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-Las Vegas 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

$3.7M
2017 Salaries
5.17%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Brightwood College-Las Vegas paid a median of $3.7M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 5.17% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 28.9% decline from 2015 and a 2.79% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$962k
Instructional Salaries
13
Number of Employees

In 2017, Brightwood College-Las Vegas paid a total of $962k to 13 employees working as instructors, which represents 26% 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
13 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-Las Vegas were No academic rank with 13 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood College-Las Vegas 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 7 employees; and Management with 4 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-Las Vegas was Female No academic rank with 12 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-Las Vegas.

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