Brightwood College-Friendswood in Friendswood

Friendswood, TX

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Brightwood College-Friendswood offers 11-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 38:1. 7.2% are women, and 92.8% are men. 1% percents of international students. The average annual total cost of attendance at Brightwood College-Friendswood is 21526$, that is above national average. 82% of full-time Brightwood College-Friendswood students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $23,100, 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 College-Friendswood 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).


By Family Income

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

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$21,034
$30,001 - $48,000$21,106
$48,001 - $75,000$23,636
$75,001 - $110,000$24,879

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 $12,213 per year and $146,556 in total. Dental Assisting/Assistant is the third largest program at Brightwood College-Friendswood, and it takes a full-time student 9 months to complete. This one will cost $12,213 per year and $146,556 for the full completion.


Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


295 of Brightwood College-Friendswood undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 78 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Brightwood College-Friendswood number 238 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Texas.

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

Salary After Attending


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

Students services


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

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Does not offer distance education opportunities

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition guaranteed plan

Tuition payment plan

Tuition guarantee is a program which guarantees to entering first-time students that tuition will not increase for the years they are enrolled. These guarantees are generally time-bound for four or five years.

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.

Graduation Rate


Brightwood College-Friendswood graduation rate is above the national average.

82% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Brightwood College-Friendswood 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 a huge number of students. This index doesn’t consider 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 institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Brightwood College-Friendswood is 38:1, that means that for every 38 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



Number of international students


Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Brightwood College-Friendswood the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Brightwood College-Friendswood 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 College-Friendswood offers 11 programs in total: 9 are for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs and 2 are Associate's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 83 universities in Harris county. Brightwood College-Friendswood is one of the few institutions in Harris that offers an Associate's degree program.


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 Texas state average data to help you compare.


Brightwood College-Friendswood provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 389 students with 11664 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Location & Website

Address: 3208 Farm to Market 528


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Continuous

General Phone Number: +2816480880

Institution is active in current year: 1

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