Brightwood College Towson: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Brightwood College Towson is a very small two-year, private for-profit school with 270 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1992 and is one of the 3 schools located in Towson, Maryland.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
5
Few
Brightwood College Towson will give you the option to get a 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

Brightwood College Towson follows a continuous curriculum calendar system and has 5 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
62%
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 normally a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Brightwood College Towson is relatively low at 62% (way below Maryland average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
28 : 1
High
The graduation rate at Brightwood College Towson is low - 37%.

Student to faculty ratio at Brightwood College Towson is a bit disappointing - 28:1. Find out more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school will consider accepting your 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.

The undergraduate application fee at Brightwood College Towson is $10.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Brightwood College Towson and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (410) 828-2637 or check Brightwood College Towson Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Brightwood College Towson provides a distance learning option and 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 College Towson, 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
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Brightwood College Towson.

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

Brightwood College Towson Location and Maps



Post Address: Brightwood College Towson, 803 Glen Eagles Ct, Towson, Maryland 21286-2201, USA
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