Brightwood College-Charlotte
Charlotte, NC 28212

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Continuous
Total enrollment 198
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 21:1
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
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Brightwood College-Charlotte 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-Charlotte 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 $16,165 (14.8% 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.

$21,091
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $18,092
$16,165
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $18,962
$16,165
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $18,962
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 87% of Brightwood College-Charlotte's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 77% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,764 (which is 8.1% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Brightwood College-Charlotte in 2016-2017, was 154, which is 81% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $8,812 (which is 17% above the national average.)

$4,764
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,407
$8,812
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,529
87%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 88%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Brightwood College-Charlotte has enrolled a total of 198 students (198 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 198 students, 34 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 10% men and 90% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

198
Total Enrollment
34
Transfers

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 66%

Hispanic: 20%

White: 7%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Asian: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 3 largest majors offered at Brightwood College-Charlotte.

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 64% 408
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 2% 14
Construction Trades 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

46%
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-Charlotte full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

1%
Still enrolled
54%
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

$19,600
Median Annual Income
national average: $23,536

The typical median income of Brightwood College-Charlotte graduates 6 years after enrollment is $19,600. Last year, out of the total 1,344 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,075 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 625 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 506 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $19,600 $31,400
Employment Rate 80% 81%
Total Graduates 1,344 625

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

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

King's College
4.7 mile away
Centura College-Columbia
76.9 mile away
Virginia College-Columbia
77.6 mile away
Fortis College-Columbia
82.4 mile away
Virginia College-Florence
86.3 mile away