Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills

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2017 Average Net Price
$20,149
After Financial Aid
2015 Default Rate
26%
on Student Loans
2017 Enrolled Students
586
100% Full-Time

About

Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills is a higher education institution located in Philadelphia County, PA. In 2018, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills were Medical Assistant (212 degrees awarded), Electrician (39 degrees), and Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (24 degrees).

In 2018, 332 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills. 78.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 21.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (117 degrees), 1.33 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (88 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,149.

In 2017, 79% of undergraduate students attending Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$20,149
2017 Value
3.18%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,149. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills grew by 3.18%.

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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
81%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills received financial aid through grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 11.3% with respect to 2016, when 71% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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.
26%
2015 Default Rate
158
Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills was 26%, which represents 158 out of the 608 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-Philadelphia Mills had a total enrollment of 586 students in 2017. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills is 586 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills, both undergraduate and graduate, is 32.9% Hispanic or Latino, 28.2% White, 24.7% Black or African American, 4.95% Asian, 4.44% Two or More Races, 0.512% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.171% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (27%), followed by White Female (21.7%) and Black or African American Female (18.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills in 2017, both undergraduate and graduate, is 586 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills is 586 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
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-Philadelphia Mills was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

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

The enrolled student population at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills is 32.9% Hispanic or Latino, 28.2% White, 24.7% Black or African American, 4.95% Asian, 4.44% Two or More Races, 0.512% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.171% 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 Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2018, 190 more women than men received degrees from Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills is hispanic or latino (117 degrees awarded). There were 1.33 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (88 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills is Medical Assistant (212 degrees awarded), followed by Electrician (39 degrees) and Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (24 degrees).

In 2018,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (39 degrees awarded), Health (283 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 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-Philadelphia Mills 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-Philadelphia Mills in 2018 are Construction (39 degrees awarded), Health (283 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 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-Philadelphia Mills 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-Philadelphia Mills are Construction (39 degrees awarded), Health (283 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 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-Philadelphia Mills 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-Philadelphia Mills are Construction (39 degrees awarded), Health (283 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 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-Philadelphia Mills.
Most Common (2018)
  1. 212 degrees awarded
  2. 39 degrees awarded
  3. 24 degrees awarded

In 2018, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills was Medical Assistant with 212 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

71
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2018
261
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2018

In 2018, 71 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills, which is 0.272 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (261).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2018, 39 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills in Electrician. There were no female recipients with the same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2018, 198 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills in Medical Assistant, which is 14.1 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2017 at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, 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. Hispanic or Latino
    117 degrees awarded
  2. White
    88 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    72 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills is hispanic or latino (117 degrees awarded). There were 1.33 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (88 degrees).

6.02% of degree recipients (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2018)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    96 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    73 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    55 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills is hispanic or latino female (96 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (73 degrees).

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Operations

Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills employs 12 No academic ranks. Most academics at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills are Female No academic rank (9), and Male No academic rank (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 14 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 5 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$3.24M
2017 Salaries
6.48%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills paid a median of $3.24M in salaries, a 6.48% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$774k
Instructional Salaries
12
Number of Employees

In 2017, Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills paid a total of $774k to 12 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

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

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills was No academic rank with 12 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 14 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 5 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills was Female No academic rank with 9 employees, and Male No academic rank with 3 employees.

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

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