Brightwood Career Institute Pittsburgh: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Brightwood Career Institute Pittsburgh is a very small two-year, private for-profit school with 515 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1963 and is one of the 31 schools located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
12
Fair
Brightwood Career Institute Pittsburgh will give you the option to receive a 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

Brightwood Career Institute Pittsburgh deploys a continuous curriculum calendar system and offers 12 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Occupational Therapy, HVAC, Criminal Justice, and Industrial Technologies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
45%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Brightwood Career Institute Pittsburgh student retention rate is very low at 45% (way below Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
24 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Brightwood Career Institute Pittsburgh is low - 34%.

Student to faculty ratio at Brightwood Career Institute Pittsburgh is reasonable -- 24:1. Learn more details on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,500
High
Average tuition costs are fairly high - $17,400 per academic year. The additional fees at Brightwood Career Institute Pittsburgh beyond tuition are nearly $100; which comes to a total of $17,500 per year.

Read the details about Brightwood Career Institute Pittsburgh additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
95%
According to recent data, 393 applications were submitted and 372 were accepted; so it is very easy to get accepted at this school.

This college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Brightwood Career Institute Pittsburgh is $10.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Brightwood Career Institute Pittsburgh and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (412) 338-4770 or check Brightwood Career Institute Pittsburgh Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Brightwood Career Institute Pittsburgh provides evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Brightwood Career Institute Pittsburgh, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at Brightwood Career Institute Pittsburgh.

Based on the college crime numbers, Brightwood Career Institute Pittsburgh appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Brightwood Career Institute Pittsburgh Location and Maps



Post Address: Brightwood Career Institute Pittsburgh, 933 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222, USA
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