Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills
Philadelphia, PA 19154


Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Differs by program
Total enrollment 299
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills calculates tuition for each program it provides using clock hours or credit hours. In 2016-2017 academic year, the combined tuition and fees to attend a program that takes one year to complete was $15,970 (15.8% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 2 year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about cost of the largest programs offered by the institution.

Average Net Price
National Average = $18,092
In State Tuition
National Average = $18,962
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $18,962
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 90% of Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 76% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,648 (which is 5.5% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills in 2016-2017, was 662, which is 83% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $7,856 (which is 4.3% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,407
Federal Loan
National Average = $7,529
Financial aid
National Average = 88%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills has enrolled a total of 299 students (299 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 299 students, 13 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 33% men and 67% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 31%

Black/African American: 27%

Hispanic: 27%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%

Asian: 6%

Two or more races: 2%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 3 largest majors offered at Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 59% 754
Construction Trades 11% 136
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 36

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 61%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $23,536

The typical median income of Brightwood Career Institute-Philadelphia Mills graduates 6 years after enrollment is $17,800. Last year, out of the total 2,511 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,959 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,003 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 782 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $17,800 $31,800
Employment Rate 78% 78%
Total Graduates 2,511 1,003

Campus Location

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