Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg in Harrisburg

Harrisburg, PA

Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg offers 18-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 41:1. 12.1% are women, and 87.9% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg is 19905$, that is above national average. 55% of full-time Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $26,200, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).

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$19,905
ABOVE AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$19,405
$30,001 - $48,000$20,782
$48,001 - $75,000$22,188
$75,001 - $110,000$23,228
$110,001+$23,952

Student charges

Historical tuition and fees

Historical books and supplies cost

Student charges by the largest programs

The estimated cost of the Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder (the 2d largest program, lasting 9 months) is $11,479 per year and $137,745 in total. Criminal Justice/Safety Studies is the third largest program at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg, and it takes a full-time student 18 months to complete. This one will cost $43,463 per year and $521,550 for the full completion. The 4th largest with 18 months length Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications will cost you $54,119 per year, $649,422 for the complete course.

Finance

Percent of students with financial aid

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24%

Types of financial aids

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286 of Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 77 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg number 212 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Pennsylvania.

Students at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Salary After Attending

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$26,200

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Does not offer distance education opportunities

Alternative tuition plans

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Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg.

Weekend/evening college

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Graduation Rate

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55%
ABOVE AVERAGE

Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg graduation rate is above the national average.

55% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare educational institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg is 41:1, that means that for every 41 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

41:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

1

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg offers 18 programs in total: 12 are for Associate's degree and 6 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 394 universities in Pennsylvania state. Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg is one of the few institutions in Pennsylvania that offers an Associate's degree program.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Pennsylvania state average data to help you compare.

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Brightwood Career Institute-Harrisburg provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 328 students with 9840 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Location & Website

Address: 5650 Derry St

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Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Differs by program

General Phone Number: +7175581300

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: brightwoodcareer.edu/harrisburg-pa

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