Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys

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2017 Average Net Price

$21,349

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

623

100% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

74.1%

183 Graduates

About

Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys were .

In 2017, 450 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys. 57.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (257 degrees), 2.76 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (93 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys is $0, which is $-11,737 less than the national average for ($11,738).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys is $0, which is $-11,737 less than the national average for ($11,738).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,349.

In 2017, 70% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 81% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$21,349

2017 Value

10.7%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,349. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys grew by 10.7%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

70%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

81%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

70% of undergraduate students at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 12.9% with respect to 2016, when 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys has a total enrollment of 623 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys is 623 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys, both undergraduate and graduate, is 49.1% Hispanic or Latino, 19.4% White, 11.2% Asian, 6.58% Black or African American, 2.09% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.44% Two or More Races, and 0.321% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (29.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (19.9%) and White Female (11.1%). 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-Los Angeles-Van Nuys, both undergraduate and graduate, is 623 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys is 623 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys are enrolled full-time compared with 74.1% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

77%

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-Los Angeles-Van Nuys was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (77%), Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    306

  2. White

    121

  3. Asian

    70

The enrolled student population at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys is 49.1% Hispanic or Latino, 19.4% White, 11.2% Asian, 6.58% Black or African American, 2.09% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.44% Two or More Races, and 0.321% 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 is 41.5% White, 26.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 19.2% Black or African American.

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, 60 students (9.63%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 64 more women than men received degrees from Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys. The majority of degree recipients at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys are hispanic or latino (257 degrees awarded). There were 2.76 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (93 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (450 degrees awarded).

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-Los Angeles-Van Nuys are Registered nurses (1,293,105 people), Medical & health services managers (134,634 people), Pharmacists (128,892 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (120,345 people), and Physicians (99,786 people).

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys are Health (450 degrees awarded).

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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-Los Angeles-Van Nuys are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys are Health (450 degrees awarded).

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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-Los Angeles-Van Nuys are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,404,787 people), Elementary & secondary schools (203,475 people), Outpatient care centers (190,696 people), Offices of physicians (183,832 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (124,020 people).

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys are Health (450 degrees awarded).

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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-Los Angeles-Van Nuys.

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-Los Angeles-Van Nuys was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 193

  2. 257

In 2017, 193 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys, which is 0.751 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (257).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 130 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys in Medical Assistant, which is 0.677 times less than the 192 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 192 degrees were awarded to women at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys in Medical Assistant, which is 1.48 times more than the 130 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

51%

100% Completion Time

61%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 51% of students graduating from Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 61% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 65% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the 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 (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all , 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, 1.64% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    257 degrees awarded

  2. White

    93 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    58 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys is hispanic or latino (257 degrees awarded). There were 2.76 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (93 degrees).

2.89% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    166 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    91 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    53 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys is hispanic or latino female (166 degrees awarded). There were 1.82 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (91 degrees).

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Operations

Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys 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 0.0457% average return ($6.76k on $14.8M) across all .

In 2017, Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys employs 12 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys are Female No academic ranks (8), Male No academic ranks(4), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 13 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 10 employees, and Management with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting) 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-Los Angeles-Van Nuys 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

$3.96M

2017 Salaries

3.63%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys paid a median of $3.96M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 3.63% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.76% decline from 2015 and a 8.33% decline from 2014.

The median for similar is 574k (13.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$979k

Instructional Salaries

12

Number of Employees

In 2017, Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys paid a total of $979k to 12 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $296k (51.6%) for similar Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting).

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

12 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

13 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys were No academic rank with 12 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 13 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 10 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-Los Angeles-Van Nuys was Female No academic rank with 8 employees, Male No academic rank with 4 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Brightwood College-Los Angeles-Van Nuys.

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