Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia

Overview


Average Salary in 10 Years
$25,100

Note: 10 years after enrolling at Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia

Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is a small private for-profit school part of the Education Corporation of America system and offers undergrad programs. It has 424 undergraduate students enrolled.

Popular majors include Health Professions and Related Programs, Construction Trades, and Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services. 52% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $19,800.

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About


🗺 3010 Market Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
State Pennsylvania
Mission Brightwood Career Institute is an institution of higher education dedicated to providing quality programs that integrate curriculum with professional skill development, empowering students to achieve their lifelong personal and professional goals.
🌐www.brightwoodcareer.edu

Application


Graduation Rate


Graduation Rate
52%
within 6 years
Men Graduation Rate
44%
Women Graduation Rate
55%

Career & Salary


How much money will you make after graduating from Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia?

Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia students, on average, make $25,100 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 7-8 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 6% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
How much will your income increase each year?
6.1%
in early to mid-career

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia.
Median Earnings of Students from Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia.
Male Students: Average Earnings from Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia.
Female Students: Average Earnings from Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia.
Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia.

Return on Education


What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

Tuition vs. Earnings
Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.

Teaching


Student-Faculty Ratio
30
students per faculty

Graduate School


Can you go to grad school at Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia?
No
Highest degree: Associate's degree

Students


Undergraduate Focus
100%
Undergrads
424
Total Students
424
undergrads and grad students
Students over 25
35%
Student Median Household Income
$42,641
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017)

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau

Student Diversity


Who will be your classmates?
Women
67%
of undergraduates
Men
33%
of undergraduates
Are there more men or more women?
More Women

Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia has more female students than male students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 49 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 203 women.

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Student Age
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Where are Students from?
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
What do students at Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia study?
Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia Popular Majors
Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia are:

  1. Health Professions and Related Programs
  2. Construction Trades
  3. Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Approximately 100% of students choose to study one of these majors.

Student Satisfaction


Will you be happy at Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia?
Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate
60%
Students Who Transfer Out of Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia
1%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia has a retention rate of 60% for full-time undergrads, which is fairly low.

Transfers


Undergraduate Transfers
18
4% of undergraduates
Transfer In Rate
Low

Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia has around 18 students who transfer into the school each year. This is fairly low at approximately 4% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Brightwood Career Institute - Philadelphia as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

Living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


City Violent Crime Rate per 100,000
948
in 2017
Source: FBI
City Rape Rate per 100,000
75
in 2017
Source: FBI

Politics in Pennsylvania


Presidential Election Results of 2016
Republican

Politically, Pennsylvania tends to be About even. In the 2016 Presidential election, 48% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 48% voted for the Republican party, and 2% voted for neither.

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