Brightwood College-Beltsville
Beltsville, MD 20705

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Differs by program
Total enrollment 286
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 25:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
No
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Brightwood College-Beltsville 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 College-Beltsville 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 $15,523 (18.1% 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.

$20,604
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $18,092
$15,523
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $18,962
$15,523
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $18,962
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 81% of Brightwood College-Beltsville's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 64% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,543 (which is 3.1% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Brightwood College-Beltsville in 2016-2017, was 349, which is 72% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $8,783 (which is 16.7% above the national average.)

$4,543
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,407
$8,783
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,529
81%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 88%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Brightwood College-Beltsville has enrolled a total of 286 students (286 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 286 students, 17 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 52% men and 48% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

286
Total Enrollment
17
Transfers

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 65%

Hispanic: 23%

White: 5%

Asian: 4%

Two or more races: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 4 largest majors offered at Brightwood College-Beltsville.

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 31% 274
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 19% 173
Construction Trades 17% 148
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 2% 20

Graduation & Dropout Rates

58%
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 College-Beltsville full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

1%
Still enrolled
41%
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

$27,300
Median Annual Income
national average: $23,536

The typical median income of Brightwood College-Beltsville graduates 6 years after enrollment is $27,300. Last year, out of the total 891 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 766 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 744 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 625 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $27,300 $34,200
Employment Rate 86% 84%
Total Graduates 891 744

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Brightwood College-Beltsville.

Fortis College-Landover
7.1 mile away
Columbia College
20.6 mile away
Brightwood College-Towson
30.6 mile away
Columbia College
31.4 mile away