Brightwood College-Chula Vista

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2017 Average Net Price
$23,194
After Financial Aid
2015 Default Rate
14.3%
on Student Loans
2017 Enrolled Students
251
100% Full-Time

About

Brightwood College-Chula Vista is a higher education institution located in San Diego County, CA. In 2018, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Brightwood College-Chula Vista were Medical Assistant (126 degrees awarded), Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (38 degrees), and Electrician (9 degrees).

In 2018, 208 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brightwood College-Chula Vista. 81.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 18.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (154 degrees), 8.56 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (18 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,194.

In 2017, 79% of undergraduate students attending Brightwood College-Chula Vista received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 74% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$23,194
2017 Value
12.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Brightwood College-Chula Vista had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,194. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Brightwood College-Chula Vista grew by 12.3%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
74%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Brightwood College-Chula Vista received financial aid through grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.6% with respect to 2016, when 77% 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.
14.3%
2015 Default Rate
142
Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Brightwood College-Chula Vista was 14.3%, which represents 142 out of the 993 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 College-Chula Vista had a total enrollment of 251 students in 2017. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood College-Chula Vista is 251 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood College-Chula Vista are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brightwood College-Chula Vista, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74.5% Hispanic or Latino, 9.56% Black or African American, 8.37% White, 5.58% Asian, 0.797% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.398% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Brightwood College-Chula Vista in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (59.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (14.7%) and Black or African American Female (7.17%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Brightwood College-Chula Vista in 2017, both undergraduate and graduate, is 251 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood College-Chula Vista is 251 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood College-Chula Vista are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
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-Chula Vista was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Brightwood College-Chula Vista 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
    187 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    24 enrolled students
  3. White
    21 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Brightwood College-Chula Vista is 74.5% Hispanic or Latino, 9.56% Black or African American, 8.37% White, 5.58% Asian, 0.797% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.398% 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 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, 130 more women than men received degrees from Brightwood College-Chula Vista. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Brightwood College-Chula Vista is hispanic or latino (154 degrees awarded). There were 8.56 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (18 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Brightwood College-Chula Vista is Medical Assistant (126 degrees awarded), followed by Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (38 degrees) and Electrician (9 degrees).

In 2018,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Brightwood College-Chula Vista, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (9 degrees awarded), Health (177 degrees), and Protective Services (22 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 College-Chula Vista 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 College-Chula Vista in 2018 are Construction (9 degrees awarded), Health (177 degrees), and Protective Services (22 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 College-Chula Vista are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Chula Vista are Construction (9 degrees awarded), Health (177 degrees), and Protective Services (22 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 College-Chula Vista 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 College-Chula Vista are Construction (9 degrees awarded), Health (177 degrees), and Protective Services (22 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 College-Chula Vista.
Most Common (2018)
  1. 126 degrees awarded
  2. 38 degrees awarded
  3. 9 degrees awarded

In 2018, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Brightwood College-Chula Vista was Medical Assistant with 126 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate programs at Brightwood College-Chula Vista according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

39
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2018
169
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2018

In 2018, 39 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood College-Chula Vista, which is 0.231 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (169).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2018, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood College-Chula Vista in Medical Assistant, which is 0.162 times less than the 117 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2018, 117 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood College-Chula Vista in Medical Assistant, which is 6.16 times more than the 19 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 College-Chula Vista 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. Hispanic or Latino
    154 degrees awarded
  2. White
    18 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brightwood College-Chula Vista is hispanic or latino (154 degrees awarded). There were 8.56 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (18 degrees).

1.44% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2018)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    125 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    29 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Brightwood College-Chula Vista is hispanic or latino female (125 degrees awarded). There were 4.31 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (29 degrees).

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Operations

Brightwood College-Chula Vista employs 6 No academic ranks. Most academics at Brightwood College-Chula Vista are Female No academic rank (4), and Male No academic rank (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood College-Chula Vista are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 7 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 4 employees, and Management with 2 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$1.34M
2017 Salaries
4.6%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Brightwood College-Chula Vista paid a median of $1.34M in salaries, a 4.6% 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

$358k
Instructional Salaries
6
Number of Employees

In 2017, Brightwood College-Chula Vista paid a total of $358k to 6 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.7% 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
6 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
7 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Brightwood College-Chula Vista was No academic rank with 6 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood College-Chula Vista were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 7 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 4 employees, and Management with 2 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 College-Chula Vista was Female No academic rank with 4 employees, and Male No academic rank with 2 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Brightwood College-Chula Vista.

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