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Brightwood College - Charlotte

Quick Stats
Admissions Yield
Gender Distribution
Average Salary after Graduating
Average Salary a Few Years after Graduating
Tuition + Fees
Undergrad Focus
Undergrad Retention Rate
Undergrad Size
Graduation Rate
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Average Salary in 10 Years

$26,700
Note: 10 years after enrolling at Brightwood College - Charlotte

Brightwood College - Charlotte is located in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is a small private for-profit school part of the Education Corporation of America system and offers undergrad programs. It has 310 undergraduate students enrolled.

Popular majors include Health Professions and Related Programs and Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services. 70% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $21,600.

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About
🗺 6070 East Independence Boulevard
Charlotte, North Carolina 28212
Mission Brightwood College 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.brightwood.edu
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Graduation Rate
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Graduation Rate

70%
within 6 years

Men Graduation Rate

63%

Women Graduation Rate

70%
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Career & Salary
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How much money will you make after graduating from Brightwood College - Charlotte?

Brightwood College - Charlotte students, on average, make $26,700 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 7-8 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 5% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Brightwood College - Charlotte

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 College - Charlotte. 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?

5.4%
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 College - Charlotte.

Median Earnings of Students from Brightwood College - Charlotte

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 College - Charlotte.

Male Students: Average Earnings from Brightwood College - Charlotte

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 College - Charlotte.

Female Students: Average Earnings from Brightwood College - Charlotte

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 College - Charlotte.

Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at Brightwood College - Charlotte

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 College - Charlotte.
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Return on Education
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What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend Brightwood College - Charlotte? 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.
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Teaching
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Student-Faculty Ratio

23
students per faculty
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Graduate School
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Can you go to grad school at Brightwood College - Charlotte?

No
Highest degree: Associate's degree
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Students
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Undergraduate Focus

100%

Undergrads

310

Total Students

310
undergrads and grad students

Students over 25

49%
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Student Diversity
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Who will be your classmates?

Women

86%
of undergraduates

Men

14%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

Mostly Women

Brightwood College - Charlotte has significantly more female students than male students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 16 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 614 women.

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Brightwood College - Charlotte

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
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What do students at Brightwood College - Charlotte study?

Brightwood College - Charlotte Popular Majors

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at Brightwood College - Charlotte are:

  1. Health Professions and Related Programs
  2. Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Approximately 100% of students choose to study one of these majors.
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Student Satisfaction
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Will you be happy at Brightwood College - Charlotte?

Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate

73%

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 College - Charlotte has a retention rate of 73% for full-time undergrads, which is neither high nor low.

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Transfers
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Undergraduate Transfers

46
15% of undergraduates

Transfer In Rate

Medium-Low

Brightwood College - Charlotte has around 46 students who transfer into the school each year. This is somewhat low at approximately 15% of total undergraduates.

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

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Politics in North Carolina
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Presidential Election Results of 2016

Republican

Politically, North Carolina tends to be About even. In the 2016 Presidential election, 46% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 50% voted for the Republican party, and 3% voted for neither.

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