Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall

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2017 Average Net Price
$19,036
After Financial Aid
2015 Default Rate
30.4%
on Student Loans
2017 Enrolled Students
339
100% Full-Time

About

Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall is a higher education institution located in Delaware County, PA. In 2018, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall were Medical Assistant (73 degrees awarded), HVAC Maintenance (64 degrees), and Electrician (31 degrees).

In 2018, 204 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall. 52.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (107 degrees), 1.55 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (69 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,036.

In 2017, 79% of undergraduate students attending Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$19,036
2017 Value
3.83%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,036. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall grew by 3.83%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
84%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall received financial aid through grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 8.22% with respect to 2016, when 73% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
30.4%
2015 Default Rate
112
Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall was 30.4%, which represents 112 out of the 368 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall had a total enrollment of 339 students in 2017. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall is 339 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.9% Black or African American, 32.2% White, 5.31% Hispanic or Latino, 2.06% Asian, 1.47% Two or More Races, and 0.295% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Male (31.9%), followed by Black or African American Female (25.1%) and White Female (16.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall in 2017, both undergraduate and graduate, is 339 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall is 339 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% 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 Career Institute-Broomall was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. Black or African American
    193 enrolled students
  2. White
    109 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    18 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall is 56.9% Black or African American, 32.2% White, 5.31% Hispanic or Latino, 2.06% Asian, 1.47% Two or More Races, and 0.295% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2018, 10 more women than men received degrees from Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall is black or african american (107 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (69 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall is Medical Assistant (73 degrees awarded), followed by HVAC Maintenance (64 degrees) and Electrician (31 degrees).

In 2018,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (31 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (64 degrees), and Health (109 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall in 2018 are Construction (31 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (64 degrees), and Health (109 degrees) (as of 2018).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall are Construction (31 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (64 degrees), and Health (109 degrees) (as of 2018).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall are Construction (31 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (64 degrees), and Health (109 degrees) (as of 2018).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall.
Most Common (2018)
  1. 73 degrees awarded
  2. 64 degrees awarded
  3. 31 degrees awarded

In 2018, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall was Medical Assistant with 73 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

97
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2018
107
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2018

In 2018, 97 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall, which is 0.907 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (107).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2018, 62 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall in HVAC Maintenance, which is 31 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2018, 71 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall in Medical Assistant, which is 23.7 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2017 at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2018)
  1. Black or African American
    107 degrees awarded
  2. White
    69 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall is black or african american (107 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (69 degrees).

2.45% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2018)
  1. Black or African American Male
    56 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    51 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    44 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall is black or african american male (56 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more black or african american male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (51 degrees).

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Operations

Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall employs 4 No academic ranks. Most academics at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall are Male No academic rank (2), and Female No academic rank (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 9 employees, Management, with 2 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$1.88M
2017 Salaries
2.97%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall paid a median of $1.88M in salaries, a 2.97% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$242k
Instructional Salaries
4
Number of Employees

In 2017, Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall paid a total of $242k to 4 employees working as instructors, which represents 12.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
4 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
9 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall was No academic rank with 4 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 9 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 Sex

Most Common Demographic (2017)
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall was Male No academic rank with 2 employees, and Female No academic rank with 2 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Brightwood Career Institute-Broomall.

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